Page 7 - Friends Newsletter - Fall 2017
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NLH Welcomes   NLH is pleased to welcome three new members to our medical
New Providers  group: doctors Sarah Seo (otolaryngology), John Malcolm
               (family medicine) and Timothy Lin (orthopaedics).

                         Dr. Sarah Seo, a second-generation                             A New Hampshire native with a
                         otolaryngologist—her father led                                passion for the outdoors, Dr. John
                         an ENT practice in Lima, OH—is                                 Malcolm joins NLH’s family medicine
                         board certified by the American                                practice after completing the NH
                         Board of Otolaryngology (ABOto).                               Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency
                         She received her medical degree                                at Concord Hospital. Dr. Malcolm is
                         from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine,                             board certified in family medicine,
and completed residency training in head and neck              and received his medical degree from the University of
surgery at Boston University Medical Center. As an             Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington.
undergraduate at Yale University, Dr. Seo starred on
the school’s golf team before joining the LPGA Futures         In addition to family medicine experience, Dr. Malcolm
Tour for one year after college.                               once served as a rehabilitation therapy aide at the
                                                               University of Vermont Medical Center, where he assisted
Working in a tight-knit community, both in New London          physical, speech and occupational therapists in several
and at the hospital, was appealing to Dr. Seo. “You see        forms of patient care.
your patients out and about, which is great because you
actually see how you’re impacting someone’s life. You’re       Dr. Malcolm grew up in Lyme and spent most of his
treating people – you’re not just treating the disease.”       free time as a young person on the Dartmouth Skiway.
                                                               “I gravitated to family medicine because I wanted to
Dr. Seo, who also teaches in Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s             be able to see a wide range of patients in a close-knit
residency program, enjoys the collaborative                    community. Joining the team at New London Hospital
opportunities at NLH. Here, specialists with different         will allow me to do just that,” he says. “I was looking for
clinical interests often work next door to one another,        a smaller hospital with great ties to the surrounding area.
or share office space – as Dr. Seo’s does with a general       When I visited for my interview, I was impressed with the
surgeon. These interactions have the potential to              beauty of the hospital, the atmosphere of kindness here
benefit patients across the healthcare spectrum.               and the wide range of skill sets and experience that I’d be
                                                               exposed to at this historic institution.”
Call 603-536-5172 to schedule an appointment with
Dr. Seo at New London Hospital.                                Call 603-526-5544 to schedule an appointment with
                                                               Dr. Malcolm at New London Hospital.

                        Dr. Timothy Lin is the most recent     “I feel lucky to have the ability to help patients with pain,
                        addition to NLH’s orthopaedics team,   dysfunction and decreased quality of life get back their
                        having joined in mid-September.        desired level of activity,” says Dr. Lin, whose sports medicine
                        A New England native with a passion    experience includes stints with the US Ski Team and
                        for sports, photography and travel,    Dartmouth College’s football, rugby and hockey teams.
                        Dr. Lin received his medical degree
                        from the University of Massachusetts.  Dr. Lin looks forward to bringing his expertise and
He completed residencies at Dartmouth-Hitchcock                interests to New London. “I can see that the community
and an orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship at               is close, caring and active, and that New London Hospital
Taos Orthopaedic Institute prior to joining NLH.               plays a special part in the cohesion of the community,”
                                                               he says, “I’m excited to be part of a team that provides
Dr. Lin’s clinical interests cover a wide range of             quality local care, and dedicated to helping New London
orthopaedic conditions, and he has experience in               patients remain as active as possible.”
arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery; minimally
invasive ACL surgery; joint restoration, including hip,        Call 603-526-5314 to schedule an appointment with
knee and shoulder replacement; and cartilage restoration.      Dr. Lin at New London Hospital.

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