Dr. Paul Fadale, MD

Dr. Paul Fadale, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Paul Fadale, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

2 Dudley St Ste 200

Providence, RI 02905

Contact Information

(401) 457-1535

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fadale performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Dislocation
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Fadale's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Fadale's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fadale "Dr. Paul Fadale is Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Chief of Sports Medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown Universiy and Sports Medicine Fellowship Director. Dr. Fadale is a board certified trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine specializing in knee and shoulder injuries. Dr. Fadale is the Head Team Physician for the Providence Bruins Professional Hockey Team, Brown University Athletics and previously the U.S. Figure Skating Finals. He has taught and lectured at AO (trauma), AANA (arthroscopy) , AOSSM (sports medicine) and AAOS (orthopaedic surgery) surgical educational courses. He is a "Top Doc" in Sports Medicine winner for the state of Rhode Island. "

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torn Cartilage
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20  Procedures

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

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Ri Hosp/brown University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Ri Hosp/brown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • A/o Intl Switz
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fadale has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fadale's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fadale to family and friends
50 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

  • 5
    (47)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Fadale'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (27)

After 16 months of knee pain , and a previous surgery , that didn't do anything for the pain , I went to Dr. Fadale, he did a MRI and found tears in my meniscus , did arthroscopic surgery and the results were very good . With therapy hope to be back to near normal soon. I will recommend Dr. Fadale...more
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I had a meniscus repair procedure in December of 2017 after a year of pain and discomfort that limited my exercise regimen and lifestyle. It felt better the very night of surgery than it had for an entire year. I was fully mobile in under 3 days, no pain, and cleared for full activity 3 weeks...more
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Extremely professional and places patient's well-being over everything else. Dr. Fadale and his staff provided quality care and made me feel like family throughout my injury and recovery. They explained in detail the diagnosis and the surgery and helped me make a well thought out decision. Dr....more
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I RECENTLY HAD A KNEE ARTHROSCOPY DONE BY DR. PAUL FADALE. .THE PROCEDURE WENT WELL AND I AM SO PLEASED WITH THE RESULTS. WITH PT AND A HOME PROGRAM I CAN FINALLY GET BACK TO GETTING ON WITH MY LIFE. I JUST WISH I HAD DONE THIS SOONER. DR. FADALE IS A GREAT PHYSICIAN AND CARING PERSON.
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Dr. Fadale is exceptional. Specifically, after previous MCL; PCL and ACL surgical repairs 30+ years prior, I re-injured the knee. Post X-Ray and MRI, Dr. Fadale meticulously walked me through the viable options available to me based upon the obvious damage in play. I am now 12 days post surgery...more
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