We are proud to announce that EMHL Alum 2016 Dr. Matthew Smith has joined University Orthopedics, a leading center for orthopedic care, research and rehabilitation in Southern New England, as director of system integration.
To reinforce its position as the leader of comprehensive orthopedic care in the region, University Orthopedics also brought on board Dr. Smith’s colleagues for the past fourteen years at East Greenwich Spine & Sport physicians, Dr. George Pasquarello and Dr. David Bica. Together they will round out University Orthopedics’ non-operative services with their expertise in conventional and innovative medicine to patients with acute and chronic injuries to the musculoskeletal and nervous systems.
“We are thrilled to have Drs. Smith, Pasquarello, and Bica join our team, on March 1st, at University Orthopedics. The addition of their skill sets in pain management and musculoskeletal care reinforces our commitment to quality care for our patients,” said Edward Akelman, M.D., president of University Orthopedics.
Dr. Smith treats patients with cervical, thoracic and lumbar epidural spinal steroid injections, facet injections, medial branch blocks and radiofrequency ablation, sacroiliac joint injections and radiofrequency ablation. In addition, Dr. Smith treats patients with peripheral joint and soft tissue injections, peripheral nerve blocks, medicolegal consultations and electromyography and nerve conduction studies (EMG/NCS).
For more stories on Dr. Smith:
- Leading the Charge Against Chronic Spine Pain and Opioid Addiction – EMHL ’16 Dr. Matthew Smith
- Content Analysis of CMS Healthcare Innovation Awards From a Physiatric Perspective
Learn more about University Orthopedics here.