Dr. Valentin Antoci Jr, MD

Dr. Valentin Antoci Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 36
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Dr. Valentin Antoci Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ in 2006 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.Read his story

2 Dudley St Ste 200

Providence, RI 02905

Contact Information

(401) 457-1500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Antoci Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Antoci Jr "Dr. Antoci is a hip and knee surgeon with University Orthopedics at Rhode Island, Miriam, and Newport Hospitals. He came from Boston with training and experience at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's, and the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Surgery Program, and is now an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery with the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. In fact, he has given over 100 national and international talks including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, and the European Bone and Joint Society in France, Germany, and Italy. He has authored and coauthored over a dozen books chapters and several books, currently serves on the editorial board of Journal of Arthroplasty and Journal of Orthopedic Trauma, and has won multiple awards and recognition from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, the Musculoskletal Infection Society, and the Eastern Orthopedic Association. His focus is mainly in hip and knee replacement with a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, partial knee arthroplasty, and new innovations in bone and joint diagnoses and treatment. He runs a research laboratory focused on new joint implant designs, tissue engineering, and biological interactions at the implant surface. In his free time, he is an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoys involvement in the community with local sports teams and activity groups."

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15  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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19  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Affil Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Antoci Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Romanian
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Antoci Jr's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Antoci Jr to family and friends
48 total reviews (46 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

  • 5
    (47)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Antoci Jr'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 (46)

I had a very complicated problem with my hip. Other orthopedists strongly recommended Dr. Antoci Jr. do my surgery. The orthopedic residents who assist him in the OR said his surgical skills are outstanding. His colleagues were right; I had an excellent outcome, now walking without a cane or a...more
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I came to Dr. Antoci with a serious right knee condition demonstrated by bone to bone with no cartilage resulting in severe pain with every step. I had been competing in the New England and National Senior Olympics and Dr. Antoci assured me I would be able to return to training and competition...more
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Dr. Antoci saw me for my hip pain on March 3, 2017. At that time he offered options for pain relief rather than rushing into surgery. He prescribed a steroid injection, which gave me great relief from that time until July. I had another shot in July, which did not last as long. I saw the doctor in...more
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I agree with all the reviews here, best doctor in Rhode Island. I had a total knee replacement and was up and around in no time. It's upsetting to see somebody unhappy with him as I cannot comprehend that - he is always so compassionate. If you don't take care of yourself by exercising and watching...more
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Best doctor I have met, listened to my complains, examined my hip and knee (previous doctor didn't even tough me), and spend time drawing the anatomy for me to explain my injury. Cannot recommend him enough, have recommended him to family and friends. Best bedside manner ever. And a full room of...more
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