About Nowak Orthopedics

Roger B. Nowak M.D is an orthopedic and sports medicine specialist. His primary focus is treating injuries and conditions affecting the shoulder, elbow, and knee.

Dr. Nowak has been recognized as one of the outstanding orthopedic surgeons in the seacoast of southern New Hampshire, the past 21 years. He is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with expertise in Arthroscopic surgery.

Dr. Nowak completed his undergraduate studies at Colby College, majoring in biology. He graduated from George Washington University Medical School. He completed his internship and residency training at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine, New York City. Additionally, he completed a fellowship at the Institue of Bone and Joint Disorders, Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Nowak grew up in the Boston area and attended Belmont Hill prior to College.

Dr.Nowak has been named Top Doctor by Castle Connolly for Orthopedic Surgery from 2013-2020. In 2017 he was a Vitals Patient Choice Award recipient and in 2015, he was the consumer research council of America’s top Orthopedic Surgeon. He has numerous awards for being on-time, compassionate, and having high patient satisfaction.

Rated one of the 7 Top Doctors in New Hampshire from Castle Connolly Top Doctors

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Recent Posts

Physical Therapy- What to Expect

Physical Therapy- What to Expect

Many patients may benefit from Physical Therapy.  Physical Therapy should be considered as a first-line treatment option as many people respond well to a combination of manual treatment, exercise, and patient education.  Your surgeon may suggest you go to therapy to potentially avoid surgery, strengthen preoperatively, or for postoperative rehabilitation.

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Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Are you having chronic issues with your knees? Maybe the activities you once enjoyed are out of the picture as your joints don’t support you in the way they once did. At  Nowak Orthopedic Associates, there are effective treatments that we consider as options to help you get back to enjoying an active lifestyle. 

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Hit ’em Straight and Long

Hit ’em Straight and Long

Is your shoulder injury preventing you from having your best golf game? Perhaps your swing isn’t what it used to be. Nowak Orthopedics has solutions that are non-operative treatments.  Below are just a few conservative approaches that we consider before surgery.

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First Visit

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  • Kindly bring your license, healthcare cards at your first visit.
  • Wear shorts for lower extremity evaluation and a tank top or loose-fitting shirt for upper extremity evaluations
  • All patients are required to follow our posted Covoid-19 protocol including wearing a mask.