Dr. Michael RowlandMeet Dr. Rowland

Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine

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Patient Ratings and Comments

Overall Rating

4.7 out of 5 (199 Ratings, 74 Comments)
Global
4.9/5
Physician Communication Quality
4.8/5
Office Staff Quality
4.9/5
Access to Care 3 month
4.7/5
Care Coordination
4.2/5

Recent Comments

02/16/2021

Happy with the response and the treatment outcome to date
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02/16/2021

Dr Rowland is the best surgeon I've ever had out of my 18 surgeries.
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02/11/2021

*Dr. Rowland is wonderful - friendly, professional, knowledgeable accommodating!
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02/09/2021

always a pleasure to see Doc Rowland and Julie.
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01/26/2021

*Dr. Rowland shows compassion & considers entire body, not just location of pain.
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01/20/2021

'Great visit. Survey was filled out by the mother of the patient. She was present during the appt.
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01/12/2021

Dr Rowland is such a nice person and is very knowledgeable about his work.
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01/05/2021

good
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01/05/2021

Dr Rowland is a pleasure to talk to.I always feel like I'm his only patient.....never rushed. Dr Rowland always listens and answers any and all of my questions. He has repaired my torn rotator cuff and is presently fixing my left hip.I have 100% total trust in Dr Rowland.
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12/19/2020

The process from appointment setting to checkin to getting into the appointment is literally better than it ever has been. I've been to SS Orthopedics many times with injuries to my active lifestyle. Its better and more streamlined now than it ever has been. Keep up the good work.
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12/19/2020

The entire process of getting an appointment, concern for my problem ordering the proper tests, treatment and follow through was incredible. I have been to many medical facilities this one serves their patients well. Dr Roland listened with concern and reassured he would do a step by step treatment plan to achieve the best possible results.
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12/15/2020

all went well
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12/14/2020

Everything went very well, waited less than 10 minutes between having x-rays taken and seeing the doctor.
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12/08/2020

He is an excellent doctor would recommend him to everyone as he was recommend to me
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12/08/2020

treatment by Dr Rowland provided immediate relief
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12/08/2020

I have always received excellent care from Dr Rowland and staff.
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12/07/2020

*Doctor Rowland and his team are first class. This is the same feelings expressed by two recent friends that I have recommended SSO to.
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12/04/2020

My experience with *Dr. Rowland was good and understanding with my problems.
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12/02/2020

This facility's doctors & staff go above what is to be expected. They are all caring, always has smiles on their faces. The doctor and staff care about all their patients. *Dr. Rowland is great!
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12/01/2020

good experience
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11/30/2020

HELO HAV BAD HIOS TWO YEARS SER DR ROWLAND A GREAT AN CARING DOCTOR!! AT HINGHAM ORTHO THANK YOU!!
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11/29/2020

My experience was excellent.
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11/24/2020

Very good.
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11/23/2020

From my original diagnoses, to the surgery and through all follow ups, Dr Rowland and Julia Haviland have been outstanding.
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11/17/2020

Dr Rowland was very courteous and professional. He is very good at making patients comfortable when he sees them.
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11/14/2020

I think he has his office working great no sitting long before you are called everything you need is done in an efficiency
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11/13/2020

professional, efficient, courteous and prompt
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11/09/2020

Followed vivid rules well!
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11/09/2020

My first visit with Dr. Rowland - I would highly recommend him to everyone - friendly but professional, able to explain the problem so I understood it.
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09/25/2020

*Dr. Rowland is a terrific, caring doctor!
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09/25/2020

My experiences at South Shore Orthopedics have all been excellent. Everyone there has been helpful, knowledgeable and pleasant. My surgery has been a complete success and I could not be happier.
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09/22/2020

This was a surgery replace right hip.
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09/06/2020

Great visit. I had xrays and saw Dr. Rowland and was leaving 30 minutes later.
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09/01/2020

great experience. kind staff and physician. compassionate
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08/29/2020

Everything went very well
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08/27/2020

Always a good experience. In quickly, professional and attentive staff.
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08/21/2020

Everything was great! The doctor's, PA's and entire staff are very nice. Would definitely recommend SS Orthopedics to family & friends.
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08/10/2020

Overall very good
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08/03/2020

I was hoping to get a cortisone shot to relieve my pain in hip and I received it.
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07/21/2020

I have been going to this office and seeing Dr. Rowland for over 6 years he is always thorough and attentive to me while I'm in his office I would highly recommend SS Ortho and Dr Rowland very much!!
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07/07/2020

love Dr.Rowland and Julie Haviland!
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07/07/2020

I have always been impressed with the efficiency of this practice and continue to be.
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06/30/2020

I personally have thanked *Dr. Rowland for devoting the time and effort to acquire the skill and knowledge to perform the two hip replacement operation so flawlessly, due to his expertise. I'm sure that my recuperation period was contracted and virtually painless. In addition, everyone on *Dr. Rowlands staff was cordial, knowledgeable and ultra-professional. (Special thanks to P.A. Haviland.) I only have two hips, but if I had a third - and it needed replacing - I would contact *Dr. Rowland in a flash. He's my personal miracle worker. Your organization should be proud of him and his staff. You're fortunate to have him.
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06/29/2020

Dr Rowland is an excellent Doctor who I would recommend to everyone. My experience at So Shore Orthopedic is always a pleasant
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06/25/2020

The visit went very well. all personnel is very professional.
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06/23/2020

*Dr. Rowland & NP *Julie were excellent. I experienced a P.E. 2 days post-op & *Dr. Rowland came to my room to make sure I was good. They are both excellent people.
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06/23/2020

Received the best possible care I could have hoped for... From pre surgery to final visit ....
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06/23/2020

Full knee replacement. 6 month check up. Every thing is good thanks.
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06/18/2020

*Dr. Rowland and staff are excellent! From pre-op right through recovery and beyond have been caring and helpful.
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06/18/2020

*Dr. Rowland is exceptional in all aspects. Knowledge, ability to communicate, thoroughness, engagement with patients.
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06/18/2020

Top notch care; *Julie Havilland is thorough; explains my condition thoroughly; recommend highly.
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06/18/2020

Very satisfied with visits.
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06/15/2020

Excellent doctor would go to him again.
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06/15/2020

I usually see Dr McConville but this issue was my lower back/ hip and Dr. MC does not see someone with that issue. This is the first time I saw Dr. Roland and I would definitely see him again. He was attentive and knowledgeable and has a great bedside manner.
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06/10/2020

dr. Rowland has been knowledgable and professional every time I see him
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06/09/2020

Could not ask for a better team. Thank you!
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06/03/2020

The experience was "AWESOME" Dr. Rowland replaced my left hip, in January 2020. I did not know what to expect with an exam via Computer & Cam. He had me stand, do a marching exercise, left leg side extension & Other movements, so he could see how easily I could do those movements. It was truly amazing ! PHIL BERRY
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05/26/2020

*Dr. Rowland performed bilateral knee surgery on me. I am completely happy. His PA, *Julie Haviland, was also wonderful. A totally positive experience.
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05/26/2020

I have always had good experience's all the time's I have gone to South Shore Ortho.
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05/12/2020

I love this office! everyone is very pleasant, efficient & attentive. I am always in and out quickly but never rushec.
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05/11/2020

I do have any more to add at this time.
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05/04/2020

thank you Doctor Rowland. you have been amazing! life changing !
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04/28/2020

We were pleased to see that most of the chairs were set aside - stacked upon each other in corner of waiting room - chairs set with 1 chair set by itself; 2 chairs set together through wait room - 1 or 2 chairs set quite this 3-6 feet apart. Everyone including us were wearing masks.
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04/28/2020

Dr. Rowland explained the problem with my knee, reviewed the x-rays, explained the treatment he was going to do, and explained what to expect over the upcoming days. He told me that he would contact me if lab results warranted. Dr. Rowland took time to answer questions and explain short term restrictions before resuming normal activities. With all that is going on with SARS-CoV-2, the entire staff was excellent making everything as routine as possible.
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04/27/2020

Thank you for the great care.
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04/20/2020

Very pleased with the orthopedic staff, facility and quick appointment time.
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04/20/2020

Dr. Rowland and his team are exceptional people who genuinely care!
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03/18/2020

Excellent care!
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03/18/2020

I was very satisfied with the outcome of my surgery in the future I will be needing a knee replacement on my left knee and *Dr. Rowland will be my surgeon.
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03/17/2020

Great experience, great doctor, great facility!
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03/09/2020

*Dr. Rowland sent me to the pain clinic for a nerve block. He was the only doctor that has helped me with my knee pain that I have had for EIGHT YEAR, because of total knee replacement.
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03/03/2020

good experience
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03/03/2020

Dr. Rowland is a terrific, caring doctor !
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03/03/2020

Dr Rowland and his team where wonderful. Having a bilateral knee replacement was not an easy experience they helped by answering all my questions and concerns and making me feel as confident and comfortable as possible i would highly recommend them
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Meet Dr. Rowland

Judy’s Total Knee Replacement Story

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…..

Specializing In

Sports Medicine
Joint Replacement
Arthroscopy
Orthopedic Trauma
General Orthopedic Surgery

Medical Degree

Hahnemann University School of Medicine,
Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Boston University Medical Center,
Boston, MA

Residency

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

Publications

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.