Clinics: Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Meet our Orthopedic Department

We appreciate the trust you place in us when you come to the CMH Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and we pledge to be up front about the health habits you can adapt to help improve your condition and realistic about the improvements you can expect from both nonsurgical and surgical treatment options.

You will find that our physicians are truly experts in their specialty. They focus on the most advanced and effective techniques and treatment options available today for the hips, knees, shoulders, elbows, spine and for general orthopedic conditions.

Dr. Abbott

Douglas Abbott, MD

An expert in Arthroscopy, Dr. Abbott performs nearly all shoulder and knee reconstructive procedures through minimally invasive techniques in the outpatient surgical setting; click here to read more about Dr. Abbott's specialties. Dr. Abbott is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). He attended medical school at the University of California at San Diego and his Internship and Residency in Orthopedic Surgery were completed at the University of Southern California. Dr. Abbott also completed Fellowship training in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine.


Dr. Peter Bales portrait

Peter Bales, MD

Dr. Bales is a general orthopedic surgeon. His interests include trauma, general orthopedics and the effects of aging on the body. He is the author of the book entitled "Osteoarthritis: Preventing and Healing Without Drugs." He received his medical training at the University of Southern California and completed his orthopedic surgical residency at USC as well. He treats people of all ages for almost every orthopedic need. Read more about Dr. Bales' specialties.


Dr. Larsen

Ryan L. Larsen, PA-C

Larsen is the physician assistant to Dr. Abbott. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. He received his education through Quinnipiac University, in Hamden, Conn. His specialty is orthopedics, click here to learn more. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.