Bayhealth Orthopaedics of Dover

Trinity Pilkington, MD
Medical School

University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Trinity Pilkington, MD, specializes in joint replacement and trauma orthopaedic surgery.

Dr. Pilkington’s desire to improve the lives of others is what led him to a successful career in the medical field.

As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Pilkington treats a number of conditions that affect the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves.

Dr. Pilkington’s surgical practice consists of nearly all aspects of musculoskeletal conditions in all age groups. He is fellowship trained in orthopaedic trauma and reconstructive surgery, allowing him to treat complex injuries and deformities.

Dr. Pilkington focuses on arthritic conditions using less invasive surgical techniques for knee and hip replacement surgery. He is the only orthopaedic surgeon at Bayhealth who is trained in the anterior hip approach, which offers a muscle-sparing technique for faster and less painful recovery after a total hip replacement. He also specializes in sports medicine and upper extremity conditions, including disorders of the rotator cuff, ACL injuries, and meniscal tears; using the latest minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques.

Dr. Pilkington values the relationships he forms with patients. He believes informed patients make the best decisions regarding their own treatment. Dr. Pilkington is most satisfied when a patient thanks him for “giving them their life back.”

Dr. Pilkington hosts annual knee and hip joint replacement community seminars throughout mid and southern Delaware. The forums educate people about the arthritic conditions and thoroughly discusses all treatment options.

Dr. Pilkington is a family man who stays fit to keep up with his three energetic daughters by hitting the gym and playing basketball and racquetball.

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