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University Orthopedics in Providence, Rhode Island, is a regional referral center for patients with back and neck pain, joint pain, sports medicine problems, shoulder pain, hand problems, hip and knee pain, and foot and ankle injury. University Orthopedics utilizes fellowship-trained, sub-specialized physicians to treat a variety of orthopedic problems.
Our specialists are experienced in working with patients of all ages and activity levels from children to senior citizens, college or professional athletes to homemakers.
We have more than 25 board-certified orthopedic surgeons who are fellowship-trained, sub-specialized and physical therapy programs for any condition.
Our orthopedic oncology center includes the expertise of Dr. Richard Terek, a specialist in musculoskeletal oncology and adult reconstructive surgery.
Because of this super specialization in orthopedics, University Orthopedics is organized into CLINICAL CARE CENTERS which provides patients across Rhode Island — Providence County, Kent County, Washington County, Bristol County and Newport County — the most specialized care related to their orthopedic injury or pain symptom.
We believe that the best quality healthcare comes from a well-informed patient. Medicine has become extremely specialized. Caring for patients who have been injured on the job is one of the specialties at University Orthopedics.
Dr. Randall L. Updegrove is board-certified in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. His practice focuses on the evaluation and treatment of nonsurgical, primary care orthopedic problems and work-related injuries and illnesses.
Dr. Updegrove and our professional staff understand that it’s imperative for injured workers to recover fully and return to work as soon as possible. Our top priority is the worker’s recovery and our multi-specialty team approach assures superior medical treatment and case management. We can handle any musculoskeletal medical condition or injury, including shoulder, hand/elbow, neck/spine, knee and ankle/foot.
University Orthopedics doctors enjoy privileges at most area surgery centers and hospitals while patients appreciate the convenience of our locations. Whether the worker's problem is an aggravating repetitive motion injury or a potentially devastating injury from an on-the-job accident, we are committed to restoring function and health to the injured worker.