Dr. Eric Launer, MD

Dr. Eric Launer, MD

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Dr. Eric Launer, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Woonsocket, RI and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

206 Cass Ave

Woonsocket, RI 02895

Contact Information

(401) 767-1580

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Launer's Experience

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Dr. Launer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Launer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Launer "I was trained by some of the countries leaders in the field of Orthopedics Knee, Shoulder, and Elbow surgery. I am fellowship trained and double board certified in Orthopedic Surgery, and Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Launer "I take the responsibility of treating patients very seriously. I believe in treating people as if they were family members and always doing the very best and right thing. That means listening carefully, communicating compassionately.

It also requires extensive reading and being aware of the latest science and evidence backed best treatment options and techniques, and implementing them to suit the unique needs of each individual."

3  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Cancer
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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38  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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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.

Education

  • Florida State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Cincinnati Sports Med. and Ort
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Launer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Launer's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Launer to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Launer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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Patient Comments (3)

.About 15 years ago I had Dr. Launer for a complete knee replacement. I think he may have been fresh out of school. He was marvelous and very fussy. Today I still have that replacement and in all those years never suffered any pain of any sort. He was curtious, polite and explained the whole...more
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I absolutely recommend Dr. Launer without a doubt.....
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He should have sent me to a hand specialist! Almost 6 months ago my wrist broke. Finally I decided to see a hand specialist because I was constantly having sever pain even when he kept telling me your healed and have to heal in up to a year. Well hand specialist said I have torn ligaments and torn...more
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