Dr. Noerdlinger, named a Top Doctor by his peers in New Hampshire Magazine, is a Board-Certified and fellowship-trained Orthopaedic surgeon specializing in shoulder surgery from arthroscopy to shoulder replacements where he helped pioneer the use of computer navigated shoulder replacements (learn more). He treats patients in Portsmouth, NH and York, ME. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Noerdlinger is a faculty member at the University of New Hampshire and University of New England, and a team physician at the University of New Hampshire and several regional high schools. He is a partner of Atlantic Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.
Born and raised in New York City, Dr. Noerdlinger graduated from Amherst College in 1989 where he played varsity baseball for four years, culminating in being named an All-American his senior year.
After spending a summer in Holland to play professional baseball, Dr. Noerdlinger entered the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City where he graduated in 1994 with honors and entrance into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.
Dr. Noerdlinger completed a six year orthopaedic surgery residency at Brown University’s Rhode Island Hospital and a fellowship in shoulder surgery and sports medicine at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago. He has been in practice in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire and Southern Maine since 2001.
Caring for patients with a myriad of shoulder issues, Dr. Noerdlinger educates his patients allowing them to be better informed about their options.
Using the latest recommendations supported by the medical literature, he emphasizes non-operative treatment as a first line treatment for just about all shoulder conditions.
Non operative treatment helps the majority of patients, but, when necessary, surgery will be recommended.