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Barrington, RI, July 1, 2016– Dr. Peter K. Kriz, M.D. and Courtney E. Peck, PA-C will now be providing orthopedic care on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 AM to 4 PM in Barrington, RI at 236 County Road. Driving directions, please click here. Appointments may be made at 401-457-1500.

“We look forward to providing East Bay and Southeastern Massachusetts athletes an accessible clinic location with plenty of after-school appointment times, allowing families to get back to their respective practices, games, and extracurricular activities without having to fight rush-hour Providence traffic.” Dr. Peter Kriz

Dr. Kriz is a graduate of Boston College and Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Kriz completed a pediatric and chief residency at Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital. He completed a fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital in 2010. Dr. Kriz's research interests include injury prevention in youth sports and sport-related concussion. He currently is an assistant team physician at Brown University and team physician at Barrington High School, and provides concussion management for the Providence Bruins Professional Hockey Team. Special interests include throwing injuries, sports concussion management, and musculoskeletal ultrasound. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, a member of the AAP’s Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, and has lectured at numerous national meetings on the topic of youth sports injuries. He is a Rhode Island Monthly Top Doctor in Sports Medicine from 2012 through 2016.

Courtney Peck, PA-C is a graduate of University of New Hampshire with degrees in Teaching and Athletic Training. She attended Western Michigan University for her PA studies and has worked in Orthopedics/Sports Medicine for over 10 years. Prior to joining University Orthopedics, she was at Boston Children’s Hospital in the Sports Medicine Department. She is board certified by NCCPA and licensed by the state medical board of RI. Areas of interest include sports and overuse injuries, injury prevention and sports related concussion.

University Orthopedics is a regional referral center for patients with back and neck pain, joint pain, sports medicine problems, shoulder pain, hand problems, hip and knee pain, and foot and ankle injury.

University Orthopedics includes more than 30 board-certified orthopedic surgeons who are fellowship-trained, the highest level of medical training in the U.S. These specialists are clinical professors on the faculty of Brown University’s medical school as teachers of other new physicians, and leading the way with clinical research of the latest advances in orthopedic surgery and injury prevention.

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University Orthopedics in Providence, Rhode Island, is a regional referral center for patients with back and neck pain, joint pain, sports medicine problems, shoulder pain, hand problems, hip and knee pain, and foot and ankle injury. University Orthopedics utilizes fellowship-trained, sub-specialized physicians to treat a variety of orthopedic problems.