The Norway office will transition to MaineHealth Orthopedics and Sports Medicine as of June 1, 2024. Their phone number is 207.393.3157.

Our Providers

Joel Chretien, PA-C

Physician Assistant


National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants


American Academy of Physician Assistants
Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery
Downeast Association of Physician Assistants


Clark University, Worcester, MA
University of New England, MSc physician assistant, Portland, ME

Joel is a certified physician assistant. He works primarily with Dr. Eric Hoffman, who specializes in sports medicine, with a special interest in arthroscopic treatment of knee and shoulder injuries. Joel has been with Spectrum Orthopaedics since 2011. Joel was a Certified Athletic Trainer for 10 years before PA school. He grew up in the Gray/ New Gloucester area and attended North Yarmouth Academy.

Treatment Philosophy

Taking time to listen to patient’s concerns and desires will help create a treatment pathway that suites them best

Joel was excellent in every way.

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