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Accomplished Surgeon Joins University Orthopedics

University Orthopedics Grows Westerly Team by Hiring Dr. Stephen Gross

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I (Sept. 9, 2019) — Dr. Stephen B. Gross, an orthopedic surgeon with nearly three decades of experience, has joined the team of specialized physicians at University Orthopedics.  Dr. Gross’ dedication, experience, and knowledge in the orthopedics specialty will help University Orthopedics reach more patients in need of hip and knee replacements.

“We are pleased to have Dr. Gross join the University Orthopedics team. In addition to the vast amount of experience and insight he brings to the position, Dr. Gross is also dedicated to delivering exceptional patient care,” said Dr. Edward Akelman, President of University Orthopedics

Dr. Gross has extensive training in orthopedic care and can treat a variety of muscle, joint, and bone injuries. An advocate for minimally invasive solutions, Dr. Gross developed a reputation for developing effective medical plans that placed patients’ interests first. Through comprehensive approaches to care that encompass solutions such as physical therapy, he has helped countless patients return to their day-to-day activities.

“I am excited to join a team of physicians who are leading the way in orthopedic care,” Dr. Gross said. “University Orthopedics is constantly looking for ways to improve the patient experience, and I am proud to join them in their mission.”

Formerly serving in the U.S. Air Force as an orthopedic surgeon and major, Dr. Gross would later become a partner at Active Orthopedics before becoming the sole owner of Ninigret Orthopedics in Westerly, Rhode Island. He also served as a staff orthopedic surgeon at the Center of Musculoskeletal Care, which is part of the Yale Medicine and Yale New Haven Health system.

Dr. Gross earned his medical degree from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, which is consistently ranked as one of the best medical schools in the country. Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Gross completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

When Dr. Gross is not performing surgeries, he is helping protect Rhode Island shores with his volunteer efforts at Save the Bay. Dr. Gross resides in Charlestown, Rhode Island, and he will be seeing patients at Westerly Hospital’s Morgan Medical Building, located at 45 Wells St., in Westerly, Rhode Island.

About University Orthopedics

University Orthopedics (UOI), with clinic locations in Barrington, East Greenwich, East Providence, Johnston, Providence, Middletown, North Providence, Westerly, and West Warwick, is a regional Center for Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, with specialties in back and neck pain, joint pain, sports medicine problems, shoulder conditions, pediatric orthopedics, musculoskeletal tumors, hand and wrist problems, hip and knee conditions, trauma, and foot and ankle injuries. UOI includes more than 40 board-certified orthopedic, fellowship trained musculoskeletal and sports medicine physicians.  These specialists are faculty members of the Department of Orthopaedics at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University who teach medical students, orthopedic residents, and fellowship sub-specialty surgeons.



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