Dr. Eric Launer, MD

Sports Medicine  |  
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Age 54
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Dr. Eric Launer, MD
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.

206 Cass Ave

Woonsocket, RI 02895

Contact Information

(401) 767-1580

Dr. Eric Launer, MD

Dr. Eric Launer, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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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Care Philosophy

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.

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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
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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • 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
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • 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
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

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

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Launer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Launer to family and friends
4.3
based on 11 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Launer Says:

Thank you for providing feedback.

We all have room for improvement no matter how hard we try to do our best. Please let us know when we can improve and I and my staff will take your feedback very seriously, and make every effort to improve where we can.

We appreciate the  confirmatory positive feedback that reminds our practice when we are doing a good job. 

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
Patient Comments (3)
in Cumberland, RI 02864 |
.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 procedure and how important therapy was to get your leg back in shape. Thank you Dr. Launer and best wishes at Landmark, I'm so glad your back.
in Woonsocket, RI |
I absolutely recommend Dr. Launer without a doubt.....
Woonsocket, RI |
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 carriage! Too late to do easy surgery. May have to have a more difficult surgery...
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Dr. Launer accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Anthem
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP)
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
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Hospitals where Dr. Launer has admitting privileges

Landmark Medical Center
115 Cass Ave
Woonsocket, RI 02895
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