Eric M. Cohen, M.D. joins University Orthopedics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (June 22, 2018) – University Orthopedics has announced that Eric M. Cohen, M.D. has joined the growing practice as an orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Cohen’s extensive research and experience in orthopedic surgery will help University Orthopedics continue to raise the standard of orthopedic medicine.

Dr. Eric M. Cohen is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in adult reconstruction surgery of the hip and the knee. He received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. He then completed an orthopedic residency and hip and knee arthroplasty fellowship at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Lifespan Health System.  In addition to his specialized training in hip and knee arthroplasty, Dr. Cohen has completed a fellowship in Orthopedic Trauma.

Dr. Cohen has multiple research interests including those in orthopedic trauma and hip and knee replacement surgery. He has volunteered at orthopedic centers throughout the world, teaching and learning about the latest surgical techniques and innovations in direct anterior total hip replacement.  Dr. Cohen treats adult hip and knee disorders, hip and knee osteoarthritis, avascular necrosis of the hip and knee, periprosthetic joint infections, periprosthetic fractures, as well as lower extremity fractures.

“University Orthopedics is very proud to have Dr. Cohen on board,” said President of University Orthopedics: Edward Akelman, M.D., “His level of experience in the field will greatly benefit our team, and most importantly, our patients.”

Dr. Cohen emphasized the esteemed reputation of University Orthopedics in a statement regarding his joining the center, “I’m excited to join such a dynamic practice, University Orthopedics is a leader in the field. I am honored to apply my robust training to help patients in our community thrive,” Dr. Cohen said.

Dr. Cohen will also join the faculty of the Department of Orthopedics at the Warren Alpert Medical School as an Assistant Professor of Orthopedics. Dr. Cohen will treat patients at the Total Joint Center at the Miriam Hospital, at the Rhode Island Hospital, and at all University Orthopedics’ locations.

About University Orthopedics

University Orthopedics, with clinic locations in Providence, East Providence, Middletown, East Greenwich and Barrington, 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, fellowship trained musculoskeletal and sports medicine physcians.  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 subspecialty surgeons. University Orthopedics leads the way with Basic and Clinical orthopedic research on the latest advances in orthopedic surgery and injury prevention.

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