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dr Gwynee Bragdon, rhode island orthopedicsGwynne Bragdon, MD

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Division of Hand
Board-certified in Hand and Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship-Trained in Hand and Microvascular Surgery

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Gwynne Bragdon, MD

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Division of Hand
Board-certified in Hand and Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship-Trained in Hand and Microvascular Surgery


Gwynne Bragdon, M.D. is a member of the Orthopedic Hand and Microvascular Surgery Division of the Department of Orthopedics at Middletown.  Dr. Bragdon specializes in the care of patients with injuries to the upper extremity including fracture care, arthritis, tendonitis, and peripheral nerve injuries, and microvascular surgery.  In 2008, she completed a fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery at Brown University.

Dr. Bragdon previously practiced Orthopedic Upper Extremity surgery in Pittsburgh at both Level 1 trauma centers and community hospitals from 2008-2016. 


345 Valley Road
Middletown, RI

Undergraduate Degree:

Bucknell University

Medical Degree:

MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine


University of Rochester Department of Orthopedic Surgery


Hand and Microvascular Surgery at Brown University

Professional Affiliations:

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Society for Surgery of the Hand


Fireworks to Falls

From fireworks to falls, the summer season means more opportunity to injure your hands. University Orthopedics's hand surgeon, Dr. Gwynne Bragdon, pens this week's "Health Matters" in the The Newport Daily News.

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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.