Dr. Aaron Way, DO

Dr. Aaron Way, DO

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Aaron Way, DO is a family medicine specialist in Wakefield, RI and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicin--Erie in 2005 and specializes in family medicine, osteopathic manipulative therapy, and more.Read his story

55 Cherry Ln Ste 1B

Wakefield, RI 02879

Contact Information

(401) 284-4555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Medicare
  • Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP)
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Way's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Way's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Way "Dr. Way grew up in southern Rhode Island. He went to the University of Rhode Island for Undergraduate and Graduate degrees, then on to the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine for his Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine. After completing his residency in Family Medicine at the UMASS Fitchburg Family Medicine Residency in central Massachusetts, he returned to southern Rhode Island to establish this family medicine practice. CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE Board Certified in Family Medicine, American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, American Osteopathic Association Unrestricted, Active Medical License – State of Rhode Island Department of Health, July 2008 – Present, Lic. # DO00631 POSTGRADUATE TRAINING Internship and Residency – University of Massachusetts Fitchburg Family Medicine Residency – July 2005 – June 2008 Training primarily in a community health center setting with mid-sized community hospital Chief Resident – University of Massachusetts Fitchburg Family Medicine Residency – July 2007 – June 2008 Scheduling, educating and coordinating fifteen Family Medicine residents. EDUCATION Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine – Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, June 2005 Master of Science – Microbiology, University of Rhode Island, 2001 Bachelor of Science – Microbiology, University of Rhode Island, 1998 CURRENT POSITIONS August 2008 – Present Primary Care Family Physician, Osteopathic Family Medicine, LLC, Wakefield, RI Assistant Chief of the Family Medicine Department at South County Hospital Educating and treating Southern Rhode Island patients Sept. 2010 – Present Family Physician, Continuum - Meadows Edge Recovery Center, North Kingstown, RI Providing treatment services to patients addicted to drugs and alcohol and primary care psychiatry. Educating and counseling for an Intensive Outpatient Program for addicts. Weekly moderation of a buprenorphine support group (addicts who are taking buprenorphine to aid in recovery) August 2009 – Present Hospitalist, TeamHealth/South County Hospital, Wakefield, RI Part time coverage of hospital floors, admissions, discharges, and rounding. Treating general medical and ICU patients and providing support for nursing staff. CURRENT CERTIFICATES Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS - AHA) Healthcare Provider – (AHA) PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS Rhode Island Society of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (2008-Present) American Osteopathic Association (2001-Present) American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (2001-Present) American Academy of Family Physicians (2005-Present) Rhode Island Academy of Family Physicians (2010-2012) PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH Quality Improvement Project (2007-2008) Tracking and promoting appropriate lab follow-up for Health Center Diabetic patients, Community Health Connections, Fitchburg, MA Domino, F. J. (2007). The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2008, 16th Edition "Kaposi Sarcoma", Felix Chang, M.D. and Aaron Way, D.O., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Thesis Research (1998-2001) Improved methods for preparation of a 25 kDa ciliary glycoprotein of Tetrahymena thermophila INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES Assistant Cub Master/Den Leader – Pack 1 Richmond Outside Interests – Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Skiing, Home Improvement "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Way "Dr. Way enjoys being involved in your medical needs. He feels that strong communication with your specialists, hospitals, therapists, home health service and other agencies is a must and will strive to improve the continuity of your care. By taking an osteopathic approach, he can help identify needs beyond the specific disorders you may have and develop a comprehensive plan to get you well."

3  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Way does not have any board certifications listed.

20  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Earwax Removal
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University of Rhode Island
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicin--Erie
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Umass Memorial Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Way has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Way has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Way's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Way to family and friends
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Way's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Way Says:

Thank you for your input regarding my practice.  I strive to take recommendations seriously as this will make our practice stronger and more patient centered.  For more information about our practice, please contact our office or visit our website.

Thanks again,

Aaron Way, D.O.


Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Way is very kind and does not rush through an examination.
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Doctor Way is very easy to speak with and addresses all my concerns. I would recommend him to my family and friends
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5 star rating......all the way.....just the best in health care.
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From the minute the receptionist answered the phone, I knew I was going to like this place. Professional and friendly staff, beautiful new office. Dr. Way is a caring, knowledgeable and kind man.
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Very uncompassionate.
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