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Preserving your active island lifestyle



From its miles of beaches to the thousands of acres of conservation land, Nantucket offers its residents endless opportunities for outdoor recreation and activities. That is, unless you have an injury, condition or disorder that’s holding you back. Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s orthopedic program offers solutions and customized treatments to get you back on your feet, and enjoying the things we all love about living 30 miles at sea. Whether it’s an ankle, shoulder, knee, or carpal tunnel syndrome, we can assess your condition and in many cases, provide the treatment you need without ever having to leave the island. Dr. Raymond Rocco Monto, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, anchors our program and is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in platelet rich plasma. And his practice is based right here at Nantucket Cottage Hospital.

Our orthopedic team can treat a variety of injuries and conditions, including:

  • Achilles tendon
  • Ankle injuries
  • Biceps/tendons
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Elbow injuries
  • Knee injuries
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Shoulder injuries
Meet our Team

Meet our Team


Raymond Rocco Monto, MD

Dr. Monto is an award-winning orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist based at Nantucket Cottage Hospital. Internationally recognized for his pioneering clinical research and candid socioeconomic views, Dr. Monto has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CBS News, Discovery Channel, Fox News, Stack, New Yorker, Yahoo Sports, Outside Magazine, and many other media outlets. “Practicing medicine on the island of Nantucket has not only made me a better physician, it’s made me a better person.”

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