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dr Michael P. Staebler, Michael P. Staebler MD, orthopedic surgery rhode island, sports medicine rhode island, non surgical sports medicine middletown, orthopedic surgeon middletown, orthopedic surgeon rhode island, sports medicine middletownMichael P. Staebler, MD

Fellowship-Trained in Sports Medicine
Fellowship-Trained in Orthopaedic Trauma

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Michael P. Staebler, MD

Fellowship-Trained in Sports Medicine
Fellowship-Trained in Orthopaedic Trauma


Michael P. Staebler, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine. His areas of interest and expertise include operative and non-operative treatment of sports injuries in children and adults at the recreational, collegiate and professional levels. His surgical skills include minimally invasive arthroscopic treatment of shoulder, knee and ankle injuries but also performs hip and knee replacement, and custom partial knee resurfacing in older athletes with arthritis.

Dr. Staebler is a native of Rhode Island having grown up in Providence and attending Moses Brown School. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Dartmouth-Brown Medical School. He completed his residency and fellowship training in Trauma at Brown University / Rhode Island Hospital and furthered his training with a Sports Medicine fellowship from Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD. He is currently Chief of Orthopedics at Newport Hospital.

Dr. Staebler is a team physician for several area high schools, Roger Williams College and Salve Regina University. He is a member of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

On a personal side Dr. Staebler and his wife Ellen have 4 children and live in Saundertown, RI. He is an expert snowboarder and windsurfer and also enjoys sailing, mountain biking and playing guitar in his spare time.


345 Valley Road
Middletown, RI

Medical Degree:

Dartmouth-Brown Medical School


Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown University


Orthopaedic Trauma, Brown University / Rhode Island Hospital
Sports Medicine, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD

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  • Hand & Wrist
    • The Hand & Wrist center deals with both surgical and nonsurgical treatment of conditions and problems.
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    • The Joint Replacement Center provides the most modern treatment options for knee, hip, and shoulder replacement
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
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  • Foot & Ankle
    • The Foot & Ankle Center involves clinical teams that specialize in foot and ankle surgery.
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    • 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
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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.