Dr. Alfred Hanmer, MD

Dr. Alfred Hanmer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Alfred Hanmer, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Newton, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2000 Washington St Ste 341

Newton, MA 02462

Contact Information

(617) 964-0024

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

65  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease


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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Baystate Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Baystate Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • New England Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Tufts Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hanmer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hanmer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hanmer to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hanmer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Outstanding orthopedist. His anterior hip replacement procedure was far easier than I imagined. Up and around in 2 days. Fully recovered in 4 weeks. He has excellent personal skills and made sure I was totally informed. Could not be happier.
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Dr Hanmer is always overbooked. Despite long waits in the office, he never apologizes for his tardiness. At my last appointment he could not remember which knee I was there to see him about. I
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Dr. Hanmer performed arthroscopic surgery for a hip labrum tear. Not only did he do an excellent job, he was caring and attentive throughout the entire experience. Very positive approach, relates since he's an athlete himself. He took the time to explain my options, answering questions, and being...more
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