University Orthopedics Hosts Ribbon Cutting

East Greenwich, RI – University Orthopedics hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its most recent location, 1598 South County Trail, Suite 100, in East Greenwich. The 22,000sf, state-of-the-art Orthopedics Center offers the latest in orthopedic treatments

Pictured are University Orthopedics’ Kathy Snelgrove, David Pezzullo, Dr. Ramin Tabaddor, and Dr. Mark Palumbo; Thomas Cousineau and Michael Integlia from Integlia & Co.; Steve Lombardi from the East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce; and chamber board members. / photo courtesy of Ernest Price

The building has been completely renovated and includes: five exam pods (with a total of 20 exam rooms); an injection suite (with two procedure rooms); four x-ray rooms; two cast rooms; over 5,000sf of therapy space; as well as support and staff areas.


Local dignitaries as well as physicians and staff of University Orthopedics were on-hand for the ceremony. Following a brief speaking program, tours were provided of the facility. Additionally, as guests enjoyed refreshments, the University Orthopedics’ team was available to answer questions from attendees.

Focused entirely on the patient experience, this innovative facility offers comprehensive orthopedic care, including access to physicians across all sub specialties of orthopedic care: cartilage replacement, foot and ankle, hand and wrist, joint replacement, pediatrics, orthopedic oncology, spine, sports medicine, shoulder and elbow, trauma and fractures.  Additional services at the East Greenwich location include: hand and physical therapy, x-ray, and spine injections.

“We are pleased to add this new location for our patients in the East Greenwich area,” said Edward Akelman, M.D., president of University Orthopedics. “At University Orthopedics, we are committed to enhancing the patient experience, and this state-of-art, innovative facility will offer expanded access to the specialized care our patients deserve.”