Meet Dr. Ayers

Fellowship trained in Joint Replacement

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Patient Ratings and Comments

Overall Rating

4.6 out of 5 (174 Ratings, 17 Comments)
Access
4.5/5
Personal Issues
4.6/5
Nurse/Assistant
4.5/5
Overall Assessment
4.7/5
Moving through visit
4.2/5

Recent Comments

05/20/2019

very good experience
Southshore - PG Survey

05/10/2019

Thank you *Dr. Ayres!
Southshore - PG Survey

05/02/2019

*Dr. Ayers was amazing. Following up with letters to hospital.
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04/26/2019

This practice is very well managed!
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04/22/2019

A well run office!
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03/27/2019

My Doctor is fantastic!!!
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03/27/2019

Dr Michael Ayers is the best !!
Southshore - PG Survey

03/26/2019

Provider's suggestions were unexpected
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03/26/2019

Dr.Ayers fixed my left knee 3 years ago and I treasure my knees so by returning for my right knee I guess that explains my confidence in Dr Ayers and sso thnk you very much. 10/30/4
Southshore - PG Survey

03/07/2019

Dr. Ayers was sypathetic and understanding of my pain and he assured me that when I was ready to have my knees replaced he would do that.
Southshore - PG Survey

03/06/2019

Dr Ayers is always pleasant and caring. he listens to concerns and addresses them.
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02/27/2019

I usually see *Dr. Geary (who I think is GREAT!) and today I saw *Dr. Ayers. He was good too!
Southshore - PG Survey

02/18/2019

I really like (love) Dr Ayers. He is an excellent doctor !! He definitely takes time to explain everything to me. I would definitely recommend him !!!
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01/14/2019

previous surgery in 2010 with this provider.
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01/14/2019

good
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01/10/2019

Confidence in care provider - *Dr. Ayers, excellent.
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11/17/2018

From point of diagnosis thru joint replacement and recovery my experience with Dr. Ayers and South Shore Orthopedics has been outstanding. I am enjoying an active pain free lifestyle made possible by my new hip.
Southshore - PG Survey







Elsa's Story

The cold never bothered her anyway…but the hip pain did. Elsa Gould decided she had had enough of the agony associated with her arthritic right hip.“It hurt even to lie down and try to sleep,” she said…..

Peter's Story

Norwell resident Peter Hasham returned to Michael Ayers, MD, for a total knee replacement at the end of January, after having two successful total hip replacements in 2012. “Before my first hip replacement, I remember being fearful, not certain what recovery would be like,” Peter said….

Specializing In

Joint Replacement
Degenerative Joint Conditions
Arthroscopy
Orthopedic Trauma
General Orthopedic Surgery

Medical Degree

Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

Internship/Residency

University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Worcester, MA

Joint Replacement Fellowship

Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • MOA    Massachusetts Orthopedic Association, Board Member
  • MMS    Massachusetts Medical Society
  • AAOS   American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • NEOS   New England Orthopedic Society
  • Boston Orthopedic Club

Hospital Affiliations

South Shore Hospital, South Weymouth, MA – Active Staff

Awards Received

  • Orthopedic Surgery Resident Research Award, Lahey Clinic Department of Orthopedic
    Surgery, 1996
  • Skip Costello Award, University of Massachusetts, Orthopedic Residency, June 2002

Publications

  • Healy W.L., Ayers, M.E. Iorio R. Patch D.A., Pfeifer B.A.
    Impact of Clinical Pathways and Implant Standardization on Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Clinical and Economic Study of Patient Outcomes Presentation at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the AAOS, Atlanta, GA, February 1996.
  • Healy W.L., Ayers, M.E., Iorio R. Patch D.A., Pfeifer B.A.
    Impact of Clinical Pathways and Implant Standardization on Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Clinical and Economic Study of Patient Outcomes Journal of Arthroplasty, 1998 Apr: 13(3): 266-76.
  • Ayers M.E., Prince M., Ahmadi S., Baran D.T.
    Use of Risk Factors and Quantitative Ultrasound for Diagnosis of Low Bone Mass Poster Format at: American Society for Bone and Mineral Research-IBMS 2nd Joint Meeting, December 1-6, 1998.
  • Ayers, M.E., Iorio, R., Healy, W.L.
    Periprosthetic Fractures after Total Knee Arthroplasty in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty
    Editor: Scott, R. and Bono, J., Spring 2005.
  • Iorio, R., Kobayashi, S. Healy, W.L., Cruz, A. Ayers, M.E.
    Primary Posterior Cruciate Retaining Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Comparison of American and Japanese Cohorts. Submitted for publication, J Bone Joint Surg AM.