Dr. Gregory J. Austin, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 59

725 Reservoir Ave Suite 101
Cranston, RI 02910
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Hospital Quality

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Roger Williams Medical Center
825 Chalkstone Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
200 High Service Avenue
North Providence, RI 02904

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Orthopaedic Associates
Orthopaedic Associates
725 Reservoir Ave Suite 101
Cranston, RI 02910
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    Dr. Austin's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery, 1992
    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1989
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
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    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Austin

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    St Elizabeths Hospital
    Complete in 1982
    Tufts University
    Complete in 1986

    Fellowship Hospital

    Tufts University New Eng Bapt Hospital
    Complete in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Austin & Staff

    • English
    • Portuguese
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Austin's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Our Lady of Fatima Hospital

    • Roger Williams Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Austin

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Austin to family and friends

    9 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Austin's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 8 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Austin
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Austin accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Orthopaedic Associates
    725 Reservoir Ave Suite 101
    Cranston, RI 02910
    (401) 944-3800 (Office)
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