Dr. Michael RowlandMeet Dr. Rowland

Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine

Specializing In

Sports Medicine
Joint Replacement
Orthopedic Trauma
General Orthopedic Surgery

Medical Degree

Hahnemann University School of Medicine,
Philadelphia, PA


Boston University Medical Center,
Boston, MA


Hahnemann University
Philadelphia, PA

Sports Medicine Fellowship

University of Rochester
Rochester, NY

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

South Shore Hospital, South Weymouth, MA – Active Staff

Professional Memberships

MOA    Massachusetts Orthopedic Association
AAOS   American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
MMS    Massachusetts Medical Society

Community Activities

Team Physician, Hanover High School Football


Rowland, MT: Final alignment of tibial shaft fractures treated with Ilizarov fixation
– preliminary study. Hahnemann University,1997.
Rowland, MT: Efficacy of stress gastritis prophylaxis in SICU patients
– preliminary study. Hahnemann University, 1993.
Rowland, MT: Results of meniscal repairs in skeletally immature patients
– preliminary study. University of Rochester, 2000.

Press Ganey

Patient Ratings and Comments

Overall Rating

4.6 out of 5 (107 Ratings, 16 Comments)
Personal Issues
Overall Assessment
Moving through visit

Recent Comments


Dr Rowland is accompanied by a scribe to take notes, which frees him up to actually talk and discuss care with patient. i VERY much appreciate this.
Southshore - PG Survey


sufficient time examining area of complaint, xrays, and discussing diagnosis and follow-up care with PT.
Southshore - PG Survey


I was very happy with Dr. Rowland's care and will return to him in the future and would recommend him to others.
Southshore - PG Survey


Southshore - PG Survey


felt as if I was his only and most important patient
Southshore - PG Survey


I was quite impressed with Dr.Rowlands bedside manner. I didn't feel rushed or my needs ignored.
Southshore - PG Survey


Everything related to the necessary visit to the doctor was top notch. The doctor has a special ability to share in layman's language the medical need that existed. It was ever so comforting to be able to return to this specialist as he could so very well meet my needs and provide assistance. I am most thankful for his valued efforts. He is one can-do doctor. He made a world of difference for me.
Southshore - PG Survey


would highly recommend dr Rowland and as orthopedics and have
Southshore - PG Survey


Dr. Rowlsnd is excellent. I've been seeing him for my orthopedic issues for several years. he is a true professional and I trust him 100 percent
Southshore - PG Survey


Dr. Rowland is so easy to talk to, listens to my concerns
Southshore - PG Survey


*Dr. Rowland & staff are great. He had treated me for a broken foot and a few week later my sons foot/ankle issue.
Southshore - PG Survey


Dr Rowland and his staff have always shown the utmost concern, explanations, answered questions and all with a smile and thorough explanations to any questions i might have, to reassure my concerns
Southshore - PG Survey


A great team experience which each member attuned to the particulars of his/her role in the provision of immediate quality care. In sum, a good experience that was most timely for my physical need.
Southshore - PG Survey


Southshore - PG Survey


I came to SSO upon recommendation from a friend and I would absolutely recommend to others.
Southshore - PG Survey


physician listened and asked appropriate questions and answered mine
Southshore - PG Survey

Tom's Story

Plymouth resident, Tom Silvia is no stranger to pain and endurance.  In fact, the now active 68-year-old suffered from Polio at the age of six. Initially paralyzed from the neck down, Tom endured years of therapy, spent a week in an iron lung and worked his way from a wheelchair to crutches in a year’s time…..