General Surgeon Sarah Waterman, MD Joins Copley

Welcome General Surgeon, Sarah Waterman, MD.

Copley Hospital is pleased to welcome the addition of Sarah Waterman, MD to its medical staff.  Dr. Waterman is a general surgeon and will join Drs. Donald Dupuis and Courtney Olmsted in Copley’s General Surgery service. Drs. Dupuis and Olmsted are very pleased to be welcoming Dr. Waterman to the practice stating, “We are thrilled to have Dr. Waterman join us in the general surgery service at Copley. Dr. Waterman is not only clinically excellent, but being a multi-generational Vermonter, she brings a deep understanding of, and commitment to, our community. She is an outstanding addition to Copley’s medical staff, and is an important contribution to our commitment to provide expert and modern general surgical services locally to the people in our community.”  Dr. Waterman will be seeing patients beginning mid-September.

Dr. Sarah Waterman grew up in East Montpelier.  Her great-great-great grandfather settled on a farm in the early 1800s between what later became Mud City in Morrisville and Hyde Park.  She attended college at the State University of New York at Albany, was Phi Beta Kappa and graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Public Policy in 2005.  In 2009, she was awarded a Master of Public Administration in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in 2017 and recently completed her surgical training residency at the Mountain Area Health Education Center / Mission Hospital in Asheville North Carolina.

Dr. Waterman has had a lifelong commitment to helping others.  After college, she was on the ground assisting in the recovery effort on the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina.  Later she was the founder of, building a website to connect volunteers to those in need, here in Vermont after Tropical Storm Irene. Dr. Waterman built on a personal passion for outdoor athletics by coaching both cross country running and Nordic skiing at Mount Mansfield Unified School District for many years. On August 28 she will compete in the Race to the top of Vermont in Stowe (we wish her strength and luck).

Dr. Waterman has settled, along with her husband Dr. William Manning (an ER doctor at North Country Hospital) and their two young sons, Oliver and Henry in Morrisville. 

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Waterman to Copley and to our community.