Portland Office: 207.774.5113 | Norway Office: 207.743.5366

Portland Office: 1601 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102

Norway Office: 193 Main Street, Norway, ME 04268

Gary S. Perlmutter, M.D.

Dr. Perlmutter’s practice focuses exclusively on disorders of the shoulder with particular interest in arthroscopic treatment of rotator cuff tears. Past Director of the Shoulder Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Perlmutter continues to hold a faculty teaching position at Harvard Medical School and is actively involved with educating Harvard medical students and orthopaedic residents. A member of the Harvard Shoulder Service, Dr. Perlmutter continues to practice at Massachusetts General Hospital as well as the Portland office of Maineortho.


Dr Perlmutter grew up in Long Island, NY and attended college at the State University of NY at Oneonta. He received his medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, graduating with honors in Medicine and Surgery. After completing his orthopaedic residency at the University of Miami, he received his shoulder specialty training as the Rowe Shoulder Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital. A member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the prestigious American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Society, Dr. Perlmutter has published extensively and lectured both nationally and internationally on disorders of the shoulder.


Dr. Perlmutter lives in the Portland Area with his wife and 2 children. His hobbies include oil painting, skiing, and spending time on Monhegan Island, Maine.



Disorders of the Shoulder
Sports Medicine



Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons