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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male

725 Reservoir Ave Ste 101
Cranston, RI 02910
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  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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

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Accepting new patients?

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Orthopaedic Associates
ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES
725 Reservoir Ave Ste 101
Cranston, RI 02910
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    Dr. Austin's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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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 and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • 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 Injection
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • 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)
    • Back Pain
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
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    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • 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
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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

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    3.8
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    3.8 out of 5

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    3.8 out of 5

    10 responses

    Dr. Austin's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.3 out of 5

    10 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.5 out of 5

    10 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.4 out of 5

    10 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Austin

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.2 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.9 out of 5

    10 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

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    Orthopaedic Associates
    ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES
    725 Reservoir Ave Ste 101
    Cranston, RI 02910
    (401) 944-3800 (Office)
    (401) 944-1342 (Fax)
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