Gregory J. Austin, MD

  • Hand Surgery
  • Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery

About Gregory J. Austin, MD

Dr. Gregory Austin attained his medical degree from the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine. Completing his orthopedic surgery residency at Tuft University in Boston, MA, he served as Chief Resident at the New England Baptist Hospital. During his hand surgery fellowship at the Combined New England Baptist/ Tufts University Hand Fellowship Program, he gained proficiency in surgical treatment of hand and upper extremity disorders.  Dr. Austin joined Orthopaedic Associates in 1987 and has been a member of our diverse care team for over 30 years. He has served as Chief of Orthopaedics at Fatima Hospital and President of the RI Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Austin’s areas of interest are in disorders of the upper extremity including injuries, arthritis, nerve compression problems such as carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel.

Education
  • Undergraduate:Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • Medical:University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
Training
  • General Surgery Internship: Elizabeth’s Hospital of Boston, Boston, MA
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency:Tufts University/ New England Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Hand Surgery Fellowship:Tufts University/ New England Baptist Hospital , Boston, MA
Professional Affiliations
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • New England Hand Society
  • Rhode Island Orthopaedic Society
  • Rhode Island Medical Society
  • New England Orthopaedic Society
  • American Medical Association
Leadership Positions
  • Clinical Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Division Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, Fatima Hospital (Former)
  • President – RI Orthopaedic Society (Former)
  • Board Member – Resolutions committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Former)
  • Clinical Instructor in Department of Orthopedics, Tufts University Medical School, Boston, MA (Former)
  • Clinical Instructor in Department of Orthopedics, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI (Former)
  • Clinical Instructor in Department of Family Medicine, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI (Former)
  • Chief Resident for Orthopaedics Surgery, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA (Former)
  • Award Recipient – “Top Doctor” by “Rhode Island Monthly” Magazine for Orthopedic Surgery
Certifications
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Added Qualification in Hand Surgery
  • Licensed in Rhode Island and Massachusetts

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