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We will be closed on November 22nd and 23rd for Thanksgiving. We will reopen November 26 at regular business hours. If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911.
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We will be closing at 12:00pm on December 24st, 2018 for Christmas Eve. We will reopen December 26 at regular business hours. If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911.
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We will be closed on December 25th, 2018 for Christmas Day. We will reopen tomorrow at regular business hours. If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911.
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We will be closing at 12:00pm on December 31st, 2018 for New Years Eve. We will reopen January 2nd at regular business hours. If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911.
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We will be closed on January 1st, 2019 for New Years Day. We will reopen tomorrow at regular business hours. If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911.
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We will be closed on February 18th, 2019 for President's Day. We will reopen tomorrow at regular business hours. If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911.
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We will be closed on May 27, 2019 for Memorial Day. We will reopen tomorrow at regular business hours. If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911.
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We will be closed on July 4th, 2019 for Independence Day. We will reopen tomorrow at regular business hours. If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911.
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We will be closed on August 12th, 2019 for Victory Day.We will reopen tomorrow at regular business hours. If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911.
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We will be closed on September 2nd, 2019 for Labor Day. We will reopen tomorrow at regular business hours. If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911.
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We will be closed on October 14th, 2019 for Columbus Day. We will reopen tomorrow at regular business hours. If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911.

OrthoDirect

Monday to Thursday 9 am to 7 pm.
Friday 9 am to 5 pm.
Call: 401-330-1400

1 Kettle Point Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914

OrthoDIRECT, located at our Kettle Point location, joins University Orthopedics with clinic locations in Providence, Middletown, East Greenwich and Barrington, University Orthopedics is a regional center for orthopedic and rehabilitation care with specialties in back and neck pain, joint pain, sports medicine problems, shoulder pain, hand problems, hip and knee pain, pediatrics and foot and ankle injury.

UOI includes more than 40 board certified, fellowship trained musculoskeletal and sports medicine physcians.  These specialists are faculty members of the Department of Orthopaedics at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University who teach medical students, orthopedic residents, and fellowship subspecialty surgeons. University Orthopedics leads the way with Basic and Clinical orthopedic research on the latest advances in orthopedic surgery and injury prevention.

Why Ortho Direct

OrthoDIRECT, a division of University Orthopedics, provides patients with access to acute orthopedic care. Offering same day and next day appointments, OrthoDIRECT is staffed by orthopedic-trained physicians to ensure that all patients receive an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment plan. On-site X-ray technology is also available to provide an expeditious assessment of orthopedic needs.

Patients with major commercial insurances are eligible for treatment at Ortho Direct.

What do we treat at Ortho Direct?

Our skilled surgeons treat patients with acute orthopedic concerns resulting from:

  • New and acute problems without previous treatments
  • Sprains, strains and other musculoskeletal acute injuries
  • Possible fractures (No open or displaced fractures, please seek treatment at the Emergency Room)
  • FOR SERIOUS INJURIES SUCH AS HEAD TRAUMA, SPINE INJURIES AND OPEN FRACTURES PLEASE SEEK TREATMENT AT YOUR CLOSEST HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM. PLEASE DO NOT SEEK TREATMENT FOR CHRONIC INJURIES, PAIN MEDICATION OR SECOND OPINIONS AT ORTHO DIRECT.

    OrthoDIRECT physicians are committed to delivering a higher level of orthopedic care. Personalized patient evaluations ensure acute orthopedic concerns are addressed immediately, helping to reduce patient pain and discomfort.

    The following physicians are a part of the University Orthopedics Ortho Direct Team:

    Kristen Palumbo, PA