Bayhealth orthopedic surgeon dies at 49


Trinity Pilkington, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Bayhealth in Dover, Del., died at the age of 49 while attending a conference in Florida, according to a Dec. 18 report from Milford Live.

After completing his residency, Dr. Pilkington set up a practice in Dover that focused on patient-centric care. He played a crucial role in addressing various orthopedic challenges for patients in the region. 

While the cause of death has not been released, the loss was sudden, according to the report. 

"In a solemn moment for the medical community and the residents of Milford, DE, we mourn the passing of the esteemed orthopedic surgery specialist, Dr. Trinity Pilkington. At the age of 49, Dr. Pilkington left a lasting impact on the field of orthopedics, leaving behind a legacy of compassion, expertise, and dedicated patient care," Bayhealth said in a statement sent to Milford Live. "The news of Dr. Trinity Pilkington's passing has left both the medical community and his patients in shock. … We will continue with Dr. Pilkington's passion for delivering exceptional care to his patients. In the coming days, Dr. Pilkington's patients will be contacted by our Bayhealth Orthopedics team to discuss options."

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