SportsMed Alaska has appointed Herbert Bote, M.D., an expert on knee, shoulder, and sports medicine, to provide orthopedic care to the Kenai Peninsula and surrounding communities.
Bote most recently practiced in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts from 2001 to 2014. Prior to that he served as an orthopedic specialist at Waldo County General Hospital in Belfast, Maine, and Goodhall Hospital in Sanford, Maine. He was also a part of Central Maine Orthopedics, where he was co-director of the Performance Sports Medicine program and orthopedic director of the Sunday River Ski Resort Mountain Clinic. He was chief of Surgery at Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway, Maine, where he also served on the Executive Committee. He has also served as a team physician for Bates College, the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, Lakes Region High School, Telstar High School, and Fryeburg Academy.
Bote received specialized training in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery in Salt Lake City as a fellow of the Orthopedic Specialty Hospital. Bote served his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill., and earned his medical degree from the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine.
Bote is credentialed with major insurance plans and is accepting referrals throughout the Kenai Peninsula