george pasquarello, orthopedic surgeon rhode islandGeorge Pasquarello, DO, FAAO, CAQPM

Department of Orthopedics, Division of Spine
Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Board-certified in Neuromusculoskeletal and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Fellowship-Trained

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George Pasquarello, D.O., F.A.A.O., C.A.Q.P.M.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Board-certified in Neuromusculoskeletal and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Fellowship-Trained

Biography:

Dr. Pasquarello received his Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine. He completed a rotating internship at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals in New Jersey and a residency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Maine.

He is Board Certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Pain Medicine (CAQPM) and a Certificate of Competency in Osteopathy in the Cranial Field. He was awarded Fellowship in the American Academy of Osteopathy (FAAO) in 2002.

Prior to joining University Orthopedics, Dr. Pasquarello practiced Neuromusculoskeletal and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at East Greenwich Spine & Sport since 2004. He previously worked as a clinical specialist at Maine Spine and Rehabilitation while also teaching at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine from 1996-2005.

  • Clinical services that Dr. Pasquarello provides include:
    Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment of all types and for all age groups
  • Evaluation and conservative treatment of acute and chronic neuromusculoskeletal conditions such as injuries due to work, sports, trauma and repetitive motion
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound for the diagnosis of injuries
  • Fluoroscopic and ultrasound guided joint and spine injections
  • Prolotherapy and Platelet Rich Plasma injections for ligament and tendon injuries
  • Visco-supplementation with hyaluronic acid injections for osteoarthritis

Offices:

East Greenwich
1405 South County Trail, Building 5
East Greenwich, RI 02818
Phone: 401-884-1177

Medical Degree:

University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency:

University of New England College

Professional Affiliations:

  • Board of Trustees of American Academy of Osteopathy
  • American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Board of Trustees of Rhode Island Society of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons
  • Board of Trustees of Maine Osteopathic Association
  • Board of Trustees of Foundation for Osteopathic Research and Continuous Education
  • American Osteopathic Association House of Delegates – Delegate for Rhode Island

Awards

  • American Academy of Osteopathy A.T. Still Medallion of Honor Award - 2017
  • American Osteopathic Association Mentor Hall of Fame - 2008
  • Maine Osteopathic Association Physician of the Year Award - 2004
  • University of New England Residency Program Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Attending of the Year Award - 2000, 2002 and 2003
  • Maine Osteopathic Association Young Physician of the Year Award - 2000

Patient Resources

Clinical services that Dr. Pasquarello provides include:

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment of all types and for all age groups
  • Evaluation and conservative treatment of acute and chronic neuromusculoskeletal conditions such as injuries due to work, sports, trauma and repetitive motion
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound for the diagnosis of injuries
  • Fluoroscopic and ultrasound guided joint and spine injections
  • Prolotherapy and Platelet Rich Plasma injections for ligament and tendon injuries
  • Visco-supplementation with hyaluronic acid injections for osteoarthritis

Publications

Dr. Pasquarello lectures at the state, national and international level to physicians and students on Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Myofascial Pain, Prolotherapy, Platelet Rich Plasma Injection and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. He has been an invited speaker at prestigious programs including Harvard University Medical School Continuing Medical Education programs: Introduction to Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment and Evaluating and Treating Pain: Principles and Practices of Pain Medicine 2016. He has lectured abroad including Canada, France, Italy and Turkey.

He has several publications on Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment, Prolotherapy and conservative management of acute and chronic pain conditions. Publications include co-authoring the chapter Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment in the American College of Orthopedic Surgeons’ Orthopedic Knowledge Update 4th edition. He is also the co-author the comprehensive textbook Principles of Prolotherapy.

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SPECIALTY CENTERS
  • Spine
    • The Spine Center are referred back and neck pain patients across the New England Sates.
  • Hand & Wrist
    • The Hand & Wrist center deals with both surgical and nonsurgical treatment of conditions and problems.
  • Joint Replacement
    • The Joint Replacement Center provides the most modern treatment options for knee, hip, and shoulder replacement
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
    • The Pediatric Orthopedic Center consist of three surgeons who specialize in the care of children.
  • Foot & Ankle
    • The Foot & Ankle Center involves clinical teams that specialize in foot and ankle surgery.
  • Shoulder & Elbow
    • The Shoulder & Elbow Center includes orthopedic surgeons and therapists who specialize in shoulder and elbow.
  • Sports Medicine
    • The Sports Medicine Center helps those with sports-related injuries recover quickly to return to activity.
  • Trauma & Fracture
    • The Trauma & Facture center works closesly together with Rhode Island Hospital's trauma specialists to identify injuries.
  • Oncology
    • Our orthopedic oncology center includes the expertise of a specialist in oncology and reconstructive surgery.
  • Cartilage Repair Center
    Cartilage Repair
    • The Cartilage Repair Center offers state-of-the-art treatment of joint cartilage lesions
  • Orthodirect for sprains, fractures, work accidents, sports injuries
    Ortho Direct
    • Ortho Direct treats patients with urgent orthopedic needs from sprains, fractures, work accidents & sports injuries.
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About Us

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.

  • PROVIDENCE 1
    2 Dudley Street, Suite 200
    Providence, RI 02905
    Phone: 401-457-1500

  • PROVIDENCE 2
    100 Butler Drive
    Providence, RI 02906
    401-277-0790

  • MIDDLETOWN
    345 Valley Rd.
    Middletown, RI 02842
    401-457-1500

  • EAST GREENWICH
    1405 South County Trail, Building 5
    East Greenwich, RI 02818
    Phone: 401-884-1177