Meet Our Team

OUR DOCTORS

New England Orthopedic Specialists includes a team of fellowship-trained, highly-experienced and board-certified physicians. Your New England Orthopedic physician is a specialist, trained in the most recent treatments and technology, to give you the best care. We have providers in every specialty you need from sports medicine to hand surgery and joint replacement surgery, all in one practice.

Jason D. Archibald

M.D.
Sports Medicine | Hip & Knee Replacement

Dr. Archibald graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English. Afterward, he received his medical degree from Duke Univeristy. He completed his orthopaedic…
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Andrew W. Ayers

M.D.
Sports Medicine | Shoulder & Knee Surgery

Dr. Ayers specializes in the treatment of sports-related shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle injuries with a secondary interest in the treatment of traumatic injuries and…
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Erycka E. Florie

D.O.
Hand & Upper Extremity

Dr. Florie is a Hand and Upper Extremity surgeon specializing in both adult and pediatric issues ranging from the shoulder to the fingertips. She strives to ensure her…
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Papaiah Gopal

M.D.
Physiatry | Electromyography

Dr. Gopal is a physiatrist who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He has a widespread knowledge base with prior experience in general and neurosurgery…
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Douglas O. Halsted

M.D.
Hand & Upper Extremity

Dr. Halsted has more than thirty years experience in surgery of the Hand. Board certified in orthopaedic surgery with Subspecialty Certification in Surgery of the…
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Richard J. Manolian

D.P.M.
Podiatry

Dr. Manolian is board certified in Podiatric Medicine/Surgery by the American Association of Podiatric Physicians and Surgeons and has over 25 years of experience. He obtained…
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William J. Murzic

M.D.
Hip & Knee Replacement & Revision

Dr. Murzic is one of the founding members of New England Orthopedic Specialists. His practice is exclusively joint replacement. He has more than 25 years of experience…
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Todd O’Brien

M.D.
Shoulder Surgery | Shoulder Replacement & Revision

Dr. O’Brien grew up in Andover, Masachusetts and attended The Governor’s Academy in Byfield. Dr. O’Brien earned his undergraduate degree in economics from the University…
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Jonathan R. “Jay” Perryman

M.D.
Sports Medicine | Shoulder & Knee Surgery

Dr. Perryman specializes in the latest in management of complex sports problems, including arthroscopic management of difficult arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery…
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OUR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS AND NURSE PRACTITIONER

We take a team approach to orthopedics at New England Orthopedic Specialists. Our staff of over 30 team members includes six Physician Assistants and a Nurse Practitioner. Our clinical staff is an invaluable part of our team and help by providing the highest level of patient support.

JAMIE S. JACKLING, PA-C

Jamie is a certified Physician Assistant as well as a certified Athletic Trainer. She attended Springfield College in Springfield, MA for both her bachelor of science degree in athletic training as well as her master of science degree in physician assistant studies. Prior to obtaining her master of science degree, she was employed at Mohawk Valley Orthopedics in Amsterdam, NY providing services for area high school and college athletic teams. Her education at Springfield College provided her with extensive clinical and surgical experience.



HEATHER PARRY, PA-C

Heather is a certified Physician Assistant. After completing her bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of Colorado, Ms. Parry worked as a physical therapy aide until entering the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences where she completed her master of science degree in physician assistant studies in 2001. Ms. Parry is board-certified as a Physician Assistant and is certified with a Special Recognition in Surgery. She joined New England Orthopedic Specialists right after graduation and has become proficient in orthopedics through her involvement in patient care as well as assisting our doctors in all types of orthopedic surgery. Heather is a life-long resident of the North Shore and grew up in Marblehead, Massachusetts.



JAMES E. POULIN, PA-C, ATC

James is a certified Physician Assistant and a certified Athletic Trainer. Mr. Poulin graduated from Yale University School of Medicine, Physician Associate Program, and holds an undergraduate degree in sports medicine from Springfield College. He specializes in orthopedics and provides surgical assistance with orthopedic procedures as well as pre- and post-operative patient care. Mr. Poulin has served as an Athletic Trainer for the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club. He also served as an Athletic Trainer for several New England colleges and was a Clinical Rehabilitation Specialist for a sports medicine facility. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the National Athletic Trainers Association and is state licensed as a Physician Assistant and Athletic Trainer.



KIMBERLY I. VERRIER, FNP

Kimberly is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. After completing her bachelor of science degree in movement science from Gordon College, she proceeded to Massachusetts General Hospital’s Institute of Health Professions to obtain her training in nursing. She has worked as a registered nurse at Beverly Hospital and as a nurse practitioner in several family practice settings locally. She joined New England Orthopedics 5 years ago to create a Pre-Admission Testing Department which provides on-site pre-surgery examination, testing and teaching.



DAVID BUFF, PA-C

David is a board-certified Physician Assistant. Mr. Buff obtained his Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies at East Carolina University in 2011. He worked as a physical therapy technician after receiving his B.S. in Biology at Elon University. He worked in Beverly, MA as an Orthopedic PA for 4 years prior to coming to NEOS. He brings a wide background in working with patients from initial injury through their recuperation.



LINDSEY GREALISH, PA-C

Lindsey is a board certified Physician Assistant. She attended Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT and received a B.S. in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine.  She obtained her Master’s of Physician Assistant Studies from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health science in Boston, MA.  Following completion of her Master’s Degree, she worked at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Cartilage Repair for five and a half years prior to joining the team at New England Orthopedics.



STEPHANIE COMBS, PA-C

Stephanie is a board-certified Physician Assistant. She was born and raised in Sarasota, Florida. She attended Florida State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science. She then moved to Boston to attend Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences where she completed her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She worked in the outpatient Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) setting for two and a half years and gained experience in patient care but realized her true passion is in orthopedic medicine. She joined New England Orthopedic Specialists in 2016.



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  • Monday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

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