SCOR, PC providing state-of-the art orthopedic care for over 25 years

March 22, 2011 • Business, Local Business Review

Dr. Latimer and Dr. Gary Fanton on the sidelines [auth] of a Stanford – Notre Dame Game. Stanford Won! Dr Fanton is the team Orthopedic Surgeon for the San Francisco 49ers. He is the head of the Dept. of Sports Medicine at Stanford University. Dr. Earl Latimer, III; Dr. James A. Boss; Dr. Kenneth M. Yaw; and John Thomas, PA-C, offer their orthopedic experience at SCOR, PC (Sports Medicine Clinic Orthopedics and Reconstruction.) Please phone 622-7600 for more information, out of town, call 1-877-FixKnee (349-5633). SCOR, PC is located at 115 East 19th Street.

SCOR, PC (Sports Medicine Clinic Orthopedics and Reconstruction) is located at 115 E. 19th Street.

The name reflects their emphasis and expertise in the newest techniques in caring for injured athletes as well as reconstructive procedures such as joint replacement.

SCOR has a long history of medical care in Roswell. They took care of your grandparents, your parents, take care of you, and now, your kids.

Earl A. Latimer, III, MD

Dr. Earl Latimer, III was born in Roswell and his family has been in Southeastern New Mexico for over 100 years.

He attended both Goddard High School and NMMI.

After finishing his college degree at Trinity University in San Antonio, he attended Medical School at the University of New Mexico before completing internship, residency, and subspecialty fellowship training.

He has been practicing medicine and surgery for 24 years and almost 18 of those in Roswell.

He spent a season with the team physicians for the San Francisco 49ers.

He had extensive experience in treating sports injuries in professional and nonprofessional athletes.

His training was extensive in minimally invasive techniques in sports medicine including arthroscopy.

Dr. Latimer is one of the few orthopedic surgeons in the state with Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Of the more than 150 orthopaedic surgeons in New Mexico, he is one of only four doctors in the state with this distinction.

During his subspecialty fellowship training, Dr. Latimer helped in the care of the San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants (MLB), Stanford University Athletics, San Jose-Cleveland Ballet, Olympic and other athletes.

Other events Dr. Latimer has been involved in include the 1999 Summer X-Games and ITU World Triathlon Championship medical coverage in Portugal.

He is also one of the few orthopedic medical doctors in New Mexico who is fellowship trained in sports medicine.

Dr. Latimer specializes in:

o Treatment of Sports Injuries

o Arthroscopy of the knee, ankle, hip, shoulder, and elbow.

o Minimally invasive ACL surgery

o Minimally invasive Rotator Cuff surgery

o Carpal tunnel surgery

Disclosure Statement

Dr. Latimer is NOT a hospital salaried physician.

Call to see if your insurance requires referral (Most do not.)

The other SCOR orthopaedic physicians are James A. Boss, MD and Kenneth M. Yaw, MD.

John C. Thomas, PAC is the physician’s assistant.

The physicians and staff at SCOR have been providing state of the art orthopedic care to our community for over 25 years.

Normal business hours are Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Please call 622-7600 or toll-free 1-877-FixKnee (349-5633), for an appointment.

They are also available in the Artesia Clinic on Thursdays and on an average of twice a month on Fridays in Portales.

SCOR’s web site address is:

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