Peter A. Pizzarello, Jr., MD

  • Sports Medicine
  • Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

About Peter A. Pizzarello, Jr., MD

Dr. Peter Pizzarello, Jr. obtained his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA, and then completed his orthopedic residency at the Tufts Combined Orthopedic Residency. Following his residency, he performed a sports medicine fellowship at Tufts Sports Medicine Fellowship through New England Baptist Hospital and Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Massachusetts. This allowed him to learn advanced arthroscopic skills and to gain experience taking care of athletes, while assisting the head physician of the Boston College football program. Before joining Orthopaedic Associates in 2018, he had been in private practice with his father in Providence, RI. Dr. Pizzarello performs general orthopedic surgery, specializing in treating the hip, knee and shoulder joints, including joint replacement surgery and arthroscopy. Outside of the medical field, Dr. Pizzarello enjoys photography, cooking, playing piano and guitar, as well as engaging in and coaching sports with kids, particularly his two children.

Education
  • Undergraduate:Georgetown University, Washington DC
  • Medical:Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Training
  • General Surgery Internship:Tufts / New England Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency:Tufts Combined Orthopedic Residency, Boston, MA
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship:Tufts Sports Medicine Fellowship, Boston, MA
Professional Affiliations
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Rhode Island Medical Society
  • Rhode Island Orthopaedic Society
Leadership Positions
  • Board Member – Medical Executive Committee, Our Lady of Fatima Hospital (Former)
  • Clinical Instructor in Department of Family Medicine, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI (Former)
Certifications
  • Licensed in Rhode Island and Massachusetts
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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