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Bayhealth Medical Group Welcomes Trinity Pilkington, MD


Orthopaedic surgeon Trinity Pilkington, MD, is joining Bayhealth Orthopaedics of Dover. This practice is part of the Bayhealth Medical Group, a partnership of highly trained physicians, their clinical staff, and an administrative support team that operates practices throughout central and southern Delaware.

Prior to joining Bayhealth, Dr. Pilkington was an orthopaedic surgeon on staff at Riverside Memorial Hospital in Newport News, VA.

“We are very happy that Dr. Pilkington has joined our practice,” said Michael Mattern, MD, also of Bayhealth Orthopaedics of Dover. “With the addition of Dr. Pilkington and orthopaedic surgeon Gabriel Lewullis, MD, we are responding to the growing need for advanced orthopaedic care in our area.” Jonathan Kates, MD, is also a member of Bayhealth Orthopaedics.

Dr. Pilkington graduated with honors from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and completed an orthopaedic surgical residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. He continued his orthopaedic training, specializing in orthopaedic trauma and reconstructive surgery at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. 

Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Pilkington is currently Bayhealth’s medical director for orthopaedic trauma. In addition to providing expertise in complex orthopaedic fracture care, Dr. Pilkington also specializes in minimally invasive joint replacement surgery. 

He offers the muscle sparing anterior approach to the hip, offering patients the benefits of smaller incision and less muscle dissection, and eliminating post-operative positional restrictions. 

Dr. Pilkington also specializes in various hand and upper extremity conditions, sports medicine knee and shoulder syndromes, and foot and ankle disorders.

Bayhealth Orthopaedics of Dover, part of the Bayhealth Medical Group, is located at 540 S. Governors Ave. in Dover. To learn more or schedule an appointment, call 302-730-4366.

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