12/2/09: New medical staff president elected
Dr. Donald Driscoll, an orthopedic surgeon, recently became president of Emerson’s medical staff. Elected by his peers as president-elect two years prior to taking office as president, Dr. Driscoll will serve a two-year term that began October 1.
As president of the medical staff, Dr. Driscoll will act as a liaison between the medical staff and the hospital’s administration and Board of Directors.
Dr. Driscoll, who is fellowship-trained in joint replacement surgery, is a graduate of Harvard College and Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed residencies at New England Deaconess Hospital and Tufts New England Medical Center. He then completed a total hip and total knee fellowship under Dr. Hugh Chandler at Massachusetts General Hospital.
He has covered local high school football games as a sideline physician for 23 years and is always available for timely orthopedic consultations for the scholar athlete at his private practice, Orthopedic Affiliates, in Concord and Westford.