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With input from University Orthopedics employees , UOI was recently named one of the 2022 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island .
Pediatric surgeon Craig Eberson , MD , seen third from right with a group of medical providers in Honduras , was one of several UOI physicians to travel out of the country to provide medical care .
day appointments are now available at our locations in East Providence , East Greenwich and Mansfield , Mass ., Monday through Thursday from 9 a . m . to 7 p . m . and Friday 9 a . m . to 5 p . m . Saturday appointments are also available in East Greenwich from 9 a . m . to 2 p . m .
While the emergency room is still the best place for serious injuries , OrthoDirect provides a convenient treatment alternative for new and acute orthopedic injuries such as sprains , strains and possible fractures .
In order to provide more non-surgical pain management options , University Orthopedics expanded its Pain Management team with the addition of board-certified physical medicine & rehabilitation physician Dr . Ron Avraham and fellowship-trained Dr . Woo Jin Lee . Dr . Avraham provides pain management treatments in our Plymouth and Raynham locations and Dr . Lee sees patients at our Westerly location .
Bettering Our World University Orthopedics continues its commitment to the community . In addition to a record-setting year for the Mark Palumbo Memorial University Orthopedics 5K — which raised
$ 45,000 for The Tomorrow Fund — we also took our medical skills into the local and global community . To help bridge a lingering gender gap in orthopedics , University Orthopedics partnered with the Lincoln School to expose more young women to the professions with “ Orthopaedics in Action .” Taught by UOI surgeons , the unique , hands-on curriculum featured real-world challenges from orthopedic surgery and biomedical engineering . The program was made available to students at the Lincoln School and The Met High School in Providence .
Several UOI surgeons also provided much-needed medical care around the globe . Dr . Craig Eberson and Dr . Julia Katarincic both traveled to Honduras on separate missions , while orthopedic trauma surgeon Roman Hayda , MD , traveled to war-torn Ukraine not once , but twice .
Notable Honors As the backbone of University Orthopedics , our employees are vital to ensuring our patients receive the best care possible . That is why we were so honored that , with input from our employees , University Orthopedics was named among the Best Places to Work in Rhode Island for 2022 .
Jonathan Clancy
The Mark Palumbo Memorial University Orthopedics 5K took place on Sept . 18 , 2022 , raising $ 45,000 for The Tomorrow Fund .
Hoping to bridge the gender gap in orthopedics , University Orthopedics partnered with The Lincoln School to teach the program “ Orthopaedics in Action ” to high school girls in Providence .
Caroline Bertram , PT , DPT , from UOI ’ s Sports Concussion Rehabilitation Center , works with a patient recovering from a concussion .