SMHC Welcomes Back Christian Basque, MD, Navy Officer from 10-Month Deployment

November 18, 2019

basque 450SMHC welcomes back Christian Basque, MD, Navy officer from a 10-month deployment serving in Iraq, Kuwait and Bahrain. Dr. Basque is an Orthopedics & Sports Medicine provider and primarily focuses on ultrasound guided injections for joints and tendons.

He is happy to be back caring for our communities, noting “I am looking forward to being back at SMHC, where I can see patients recover and return to the activities they enjoy - whether that is a soccer tournament or just taking their dog out for a daily walk.” said Dr. Basque. For questions on comprehensive orthopedics and sports medicine care, call 207-283-1126 or visit

About Southern Maine Health Care
Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) is a national award-winning healthcare organization with a non-profit mission “to improve the health and health care of the communities we serve.”  SMHC includes a full service, acute care medical center in Biddeford, with York County’s only inpatient mental health unit. Emergency care, surgical services and diagnostic and therapy services are available at SMHC’s Medical Centers in Biddeford and Sanford. SMHC offers primary care and multi-specialty physician services, diagnostic and therapy services and Walk-In Care centers in York County communities including Biddeford, Kennebunk, Saco, Sanford and Waterboro. SMHC is Joint Commission accredited and has been recognized for quality excellence by numerous outside organizations. SMHC is part of the MaineHealth system, a growing family of health care services in northern New England. To learn more, visit

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