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dr christopher Got, orthopedic surgery rhode island, hand pain rhode island, non surgical hand treatment rhode island, trauma surgery rhode island, upper extremity specialist rhode islandChristopher Got, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon
Fellowship-Trained in Orthopaedic Trauma and Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery

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Christopher Got, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon
Fellowship-Trained in Orthopaedic Trauma and Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery
Assistant Professor at Brown University - Warren Alpert Medical School


Christopher Got MD graduated with AOA honors from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey Medical School in his home state. He then moved to New England and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Brown University. He continued his training with 2 additional fellowships one in Orthopaedic Trauma at Brown University and another in Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery at Harvard University – Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Got currently holds an academic appointment of Assistant Professor at Brown University - Warren Alpert Medical School. He has special interest in upper extremity trauma, joint replacement, nerve compression syndromes and arthroscopy. Both his peers and hospital administration have recognized him during his training for his exceptional leadership and patient care, receiving both the Most Valuable Resident and the Haffenreffer Housestaff Excellence Awards. He has participated in both clinical and basic science research projects funded by the NIH and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand – ASSH/AFSH. He has authored a multitude of articles, book chapters and national or international presentations.

His wife Carin Got MD is an Anesthesiologist also working at Brown University – Rhode Island Hospital. Together they have 4 children – all boys, collectively enjoying soccer, lacrosse, skiing and the beach.


Dudley Office
2 Dudley St, Suite 200
Providence, RI

Kettle Point
1 Kettle Point Ave.
East Providence, RI


Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Brown University


Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship at Brown University
Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship at Harvard University – Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Professional Affiliations:

Assistant Professor at Brown University - Warren Alpert Medical School

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  • Spine
    • The Spine Center are referred back and neck pain patients across the New England States.
  • 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.
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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.