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Dr. Sean Hanley, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Hanley

Dr. Sean Hanley, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Portland, ME and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Tufts University in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.


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Dr. Hanley accepts the following insurance:

ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
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Choice Plus POS II
Choice POS
Choice PPO
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
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HealthKeepers Plus HMO
HealthKeepers Plus POS
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Preferred PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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Options PPO

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Dr. Hanley's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanley treats Knee Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Hanley treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanley treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Hanley treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanley treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Hanley treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Hanley's conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

Treat patients with respect and compassion

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Maine Med Center
Residency Hospital
1986
Atlanta Sports Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Maine Medical Center
Undergraduate School
1980
Tufts University
Medical School
1976
Bowdoin College
Undergraduate School
1986
1982
1980
1976

Awards

Dr. Hanley's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hanley

4.4

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
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(13)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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(1)
2 Stars
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1 Star
6.25%
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I can’t speak to his ability as a surgeon, but he appears ready for retirement,burnt out from his factory style practice. No human connection, paid little attention to what I had to say. I would not see him again.
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Dr. Hanley recently replaced my left hip. I was up and walking that evening and discharged home the following day ! I would also encourage anyone with a joint replacement to definitely avail themselves of all physical therapy opportunities, as I did. Orthopaedic & Sports PT in the same Portland...Read More
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Dr Hanley recently replaced my right knee. I was up and walking that evening and discharged home the next day! My post-op discomfort was well controlled and he listened to my concerns regarding medication. I am now up and walking with a can and taking over the counter Tylenol as needed for...Read More
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Great personal skills. Adept surgeon. Caring!
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