November 30, 2017

Elisabeth Gennis, MD, Fellowship-trained, Orthopedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon, Joins Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s Medical Staff

Ayer, MA – Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC) recently welcomed fellowship-trained, Orthopedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon Elisabeth Gennis, MD, to its medical staff. Dr. Gennis specializes in carpal and cubital tunnel release, trigger finger release, all fractures and injuries of the hand and wrist, including tendon and nerve injuries, De Quervain's tenosynovitis, and Dupuytren's contracture.

“We are fortunate to have Dr. Gennis join our talented orthopedic services team,” said Salvatore Perla, president of Nashoba Valley Medical Center. “Her expertise in hand and upper extremity surgeries expands Nashoba’s surgical service offerings to our patients.”

In addition to being fellowship trained in hand and upper extremity, which she completed at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Gennis is board eligible in orthopedic surgery. She completed her surgical residency at Boston University and received her medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

“I look forward to treating patients in the community who are suffering from hand or upper extremity conditions,” said Dr. Gennis. “Helping my patients regain functionality, mobility and return to the activities they enjoy are my ultimate goals.”

To learn more about the orthopedic treatments and services provided at Nashoba Valley Medical Center visit the Orthopedics page or to make an appointment with Dr. Gennis, visit or call 978-784-9990.

About Nashoba Valley Medical Center
Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC) offers community-based primary care and specialty services. NVMC was awarded its third consecutive A, the highest grade possible, in hospital safety by The Leapfrog Group for the Fall 2017 assessment period. The hospital was a recipient of the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval and was named to Leapfrog’s annual list of Top Hospitals in 2014. Areas of clinical strength include emergency medicine, diagnostic imaging, geriatric psychiatry, cardiology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, oncology, orthopedics, physical therapy and general surgery. NVMC also offers a comprehensive Center for Pain Management, Diabetes and Endocrine Center, Travel Clinic and Occupational Health Services. Nashoba Valley Medical Center is part of Steward Health Care, which is a fully integrated national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the communities where its patients live. Steward operates 36 community hospitals in ten states that employ approximately 37,000 people and regularly receives top awards for quality and safety. The Steward network includes more than 26 urgent care centers, 42 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,300 beds under management, and more than 1.1 million covered lives through the company’s managed care and health insurance services. Additional information is available at