Medical Staff - Physician Listing

Below is a list of physicians* and medical staff who treat patients at New England Rehabilitation Hospital of Portland (NERHP):

Thomas Morrione, M.D.
Medical Director
Dr. Morrione completed a geriatric fellowship at Maine Medical Center and joined NERHP in 2008. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Morrione completed his residency in family medicine at Maine Medical Center. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Academy of Home Care Physicians. Dr. Morrione is also on staff at Maine Medical Center. He is board certified in family medicine.

Victoria Ashton, M.D.
Dr. Ashton has been with NERHP since 1988. She received her MD from Dartmouth Medical School and completed her residency training in internal medicine at Western Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Ashton is board certified in internal medicine. Dr. Ashton is a member of the Medical Executive Committee and Clinical Quality Improvement Committee at the hospital. She is also an attending physician at Maine Medical Center and is on staff at Mercy Hospital.

Elwood Fox, D.O.
Dr. Fox is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He joined NERHP in 2001. Dr. Fox provides physiatry consultations at Maine Medical Center, Mercy Hospital and Southern Maine Medical Center. Dr. Fox received his DO from the University of New England and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Berkshire Medical Center. He also completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Fred Fridman, D.O.
The newest addition to the NERHP staff, Dr. Fridman comes to us from his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Sinai of Baltimore. He is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University and the University of Southern Maine.

Evan Savage, M.D.
Dr. Savage comes to us from his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Savage is a graduate of Hamilton College and earned his Doctor of Medicine from SUNY Upstate Medical University.

NERHP Medical Staff Emeritus

Robert Haile, M.D.
Dr. Haile began his career with New England Rehabilitation Hospital in Woburn, Massachusetts, in 1983 and transferred to NERHP in 1994. He was chief of rehabilitation medicine from 1994 to 1997. Dr. Haile was also medical director of the amputee and spinal cord injury programs until he retired in September of 2008. He received his MD from the University of Vermont and completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Tufts University. Dr. Haile was past chief of rehabilitation medicine at Maine Medical Center.

Winton Briggs, M.D.
Dr. Briggs was the first medical director of NERHP, which began his career in rehabilitation medicine in 1986. He was also an attending physician in internal medicine at Maine Medical Center and Mercy Hospital. Dr. Briggs held teaching positions including instructor at Maine Medical Center’s School of Nursing and University of Southern Maine’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program. He was assistant clinical professor of medicine for Tufts and the University of Vermont. Dr. Briggs served on the Executive Committee and Medical Records Committee at New England Rehabilitation Hospital as well as numerous committees at Maine Medical Center, Mercy Hospital, the Southern Maine Association of Cooperating Hospitals and the Cumberland County Medical Society.

*HealthSouth provides access to independent physicians.

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