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Orthopedics


Gouverneur Hospital is proud to offer quality orthopedic care to our southern St. Lawrence County patients. Our team of expert orthopedic surgeons specializes in sports medicine and in treating shoulder, knee, hip, hand and wrist issues. If you’re having trouble with joints, bones, muscles, or tendons, we encourage you to book a consultation—that way you can determine the best course of treatment to keep active, pain-free, and doing what you love.

Robert S. Cummings, Jr., M.D.
Dr. Cummings is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine. Prior to coming to CPH, Dr. Cummings worked at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic in Concord, New Hampshire. He was an Olympic physician at the Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games and served as team doctor for the Lowell Massachusetts Lockmonsters, an AHL professional hockey team, for 5 years. Dr. Cummings is a life-long athlete and trained as an Olympic Luger in Lake Placid in the 1980s. He received his medical degree from the Tufts University School of Medicine and was a Sports Medicine Fellow at the University of Utah.
Call for an appointment: 315-261-5850
Robert Cummings, MD
Specialties:
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine
Board Certifications:
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Medical Training:
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston
Fellowships:
Sports Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Jeffrey Haasbeek, MD
Dr. Jeffrey Haasbeek is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in pediatric orthopedic surgery and hand surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery as well as the Orthopaedic Surgery and Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Haasbeek completed his medical training at the University of Manitoba. He has held fellowships at Vanderbilt University, the University of Toronto, and the University of Calgary.
Call for an appointment: 315-261-5850
Jeffrey Haasbeek, MD
Specialties:
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Insurance Accepted:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire, Fidelis Care, MVP Select, Martin's Point, Medicaid, Medicare, NCPO, NNYPIPA, POMCO, Tri-Care
Board Certifications:
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Medical Training:
University of Manitoba, Faculty of Medicine
Certifications:
Orthopaedic Surgery and Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowships:
Vanderbilt University
University of Toronto
University of Calgary
Thomas Kneifel, MD
Dr. Thomas Kneifel is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in advanced arthroscopy. He regularly performs advanced arthroscopic shoulder, hip, and knee surgeries, as well as total joint replacements. Dr. Kneifel is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He most recently worked as an orthopedic surgeon at the University of Vermont Health Network-CVPH in Plattsburgh. Dr. Kneifel holds an MD from the University of Calgary, where he also completed his residency, and interned at the McGill University Teaching Hospital in Montreal. He received a B.S. in Psychology from the University of British Columbia.
Call for an appointment: 315-261-5850
Thomas Kneifel, MD
Specialties:
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics, Sports Injuries
Board Certifications:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical Training:
University of Calgary, Canada
Certifications:
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Luc Perrier, MD
Dr. Luc Perrier is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in reverse shoulder arthroplasty and custom joint replacement. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Canada, and a member of the Corporation Professionelle des Médecins du Quèbec. He received his medical degree from the University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Dr. Perrier also holds an MBA from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales in Montreal.
Call for an appointment: 315-261-5850
Luc Perrier, MD
Specialties:
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics, Pediatric orthopedic surgery
Board Certifications:
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Certifications:
Orthopaedic Surgery and Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery