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University Orthopedics Opens New Location to Treat Urgent Orthopedic Injuries

University Orthopedics Opens New Location to Treat Urgent Orthopedic Injuries

WEST WARWICK (September 4, 2018)  University Orthopedics opened its most recent location: 325 Quaker Lane in West Warwick, RI.  OrthoDIRECT West is a 6,000 square foot, state-of-the-art, free-standing building offering same day and next day appointments staffed by orthopedic and sports medicine trained clinicians.

The building is conveniently located off Quaker Lane and Bald Hill Road in West Warwick and includes exam pods; x-ray rooms; cast rooms; and comfortable waiting areas. OrthoDIRECT West treats patients with orthopedic concerns resulting from acute sports related injuries, shoulder, knee and ankle injuries and any other musculoskeletal injury.  In the event patients require surgery, they can be directed quickly to an orthopedic surgeon that specializes in the treatment of that injury.

“We are pleased to add this new location for our patients in the West Bay and surrounding communities,” said Edward Akelman, M.D., president of University Orthopedics. “At University Orthopedics, we are committed to enhancing the patient experience, and our physicians understand the importance of prompt diagnosis and treatment.”

OrthoDIRECT West will offer the following extended hours for patient convenience; Monday through Thursday 9:00am-7:00pm, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm and Saturday from 9:00am- 2:00pm. The direct number for booking appointments is 401-443-4100.

About University Orthopedics

University Orthopedics, with clinic locations in East Providence, Providence, Middletown, East Greenwich, Barrington 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 pain, pediatric orthopedics, musculoskeletal tumors, hand problems, hip and knee pain, trauma, and foot and ankle injury. UOI includes more than 40 board certified, fellowship trained musculoskeletal and sports medicine physicians.  These specialists are faculty members of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University who teach medical students, as well as new Orthopedic resident and fellow physicians. They lead the way with basic and clinical research on the latest advances in orthopedic surgery and injury prevention.

For more information, visit www.universityorthopedics.com. Appointments at OrthoDIRECT West may be made through our central scheduling service at 401-443-4100.

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