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George Pasquarello, DO, FAAO, CAQPM

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

Department of Orthopedics, Division of Spine
Board-certified in Neuromusculoskeletal and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Fellowship-Trained

Appointment Information:

Patient Appointments, Scheduling & Administration
Call: 401-886-5907
Fax: 401-270-5780

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

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
1598 South County Trail, Suite 100
East Greenwich, RI 02818

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.

Patient Reviews


Dr. George Pasquarello Comments Would Recommend

Dr Pasquarello is doing his best to help me continue my lifestyle as my knee condition worsens to the inevitable knee replacement. So far I am very pleased with my results.

100%
Dr. Pasquarello was kind and extremely understanding of the pain I was in. Did the shots on the spot! Thank you, Dr. Pasquarello! 100%
Very satisfied with office visit (xray & exam room). 100%
Dr P is very personable. He immediately knew what my issue was and options to treat. He distracts from uncomfortable procedures and is thoughtful. 100%
I have already recommend him to several of my friends. 100%
He is very compassionate and caring. 100%
He is kind and informative. The doctor was great, except that I wish he would’ve explained more to me about my condition and body mechanics. I feel your group is state of the art but doesn’t fulfill the potential of professionalism. I used to work for University Orthopedics 20 years ago and am also a long time patient. In my experience and observation, especially in my last several visits, the moral of the support staff has gone way down. I feel almost like a number and it’s obvious that your workers are just trying to get through the day. Without being lengthy, I’ll just give one glaring example. I was getting an Xray in East Greenwich, and right in front of me, a staff member was complaining of patients and how miserable she was. In any setting of customer service, you always want to keep those kind of comments to yourself and maintain a friendly professional atmosphere. If I didn’t like Dr. Pasquarello so much, I wouldn’t return to your facility and certainly wouldn’t recommend anyone. It’s a shame that your support staff is seemingly gotten too comfortable to put the patients comfort first. I’m not sure if the sour moral is trickling down from upper management or simply the pressure to hustle through the day and get on to the next. I know you’re a nationally recognized group with extremely talented physicians. I regret having to report this negative experience to a company that I love. 100%
Finally a specialist that has a good communication skill and listens to his patient they’re hard to find! 100%
Excellent Doctor 100%
Dr Pasquarello is incredible. I've been to him before he started with University Ortho. His knowledge of how the body functions and 'the magic' in his fingers is unbelievable. He did a manipulation on my spine that took care of the problem I was experiencing. He talked about follow up PT, but I did not need it. The problem was solved at the visit and hold to this day a few weeks later. 100%
This Dr. Had been one of 3 doctors who had taken the time to help me remain in my own home and being capable of taking care of myself. He is not a pill pusher, and listens to concerns and updates. I wish all my doctors were as kind and devoted to continuity of care as he is. 100%
Very good 100%
Great atmosphere from the complete staff, comfortable, courteous, professional and pleasant. 100%
confidence 100%
Dr Pasquarello didn’t seem interested in what I’ve been going through that led me to his office. The visit with him was short and abrupt. 50%
I feel I will receive a positive outcome after PT therapy. 100%
Very happy to have chosen this doctor. 100%
I came there to try a procedure and the doc told me it wouldn’t help me. This is a proceedure to pay out of pocket. I think he should have tried to see my way as a patient. My alternative is surgery which I’m trying to avoid. I not happy with the visit and feel I’ve wasted my time. I was hopeful and Noel feel forced into surgery. I plan to get a second opinion and go ahead with the procedure I have chosen. Surgery is not an option at this time for me I’m sure that doc is a good doctor but not for me Thank you. 10%
Pleasant, professional and took the time to make the patient feel included in the treatment plan. 100%
Just the best in manipulation and understanding the skelatol system 100%

We were thrilled with our experience. Had thought we might seek a 2nd opinion, but Dr Pasquarello seems like the best in his field so no need to look any further! Thank you!

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He will do whatever he can to help relieve my pain. I really appreciate him personally administering injections in his office to try and get me relief. He always says that I am here to help you and just call and let me know how I can help. 100%
Dr. Pasquarello is a remarkable physician in all ways. 100%
Great doctor, I have total confidence in his diagnosis and my proposed course of treatment. 100%
I love Dr Pasquarello. I always go to him to adjust my back and he is the best, he is great at what he does 100%
Very caring. 80%
Dr. Pasquello is an assist to the group. Your fortunate to have an outstanding Doctor. Thank you, Cynthia 100%
Amazing 100%
I have seen Dr. Pasquarello for nearly 15 years. I continue to refer people to him, as I think he is amazing! 100%
ALWAYS AN EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE WITH DR PASQUARELLO !!! 100%
Excellent, caring doctor who takes time to listen and is excellent in controlling my pain due to my very severe back issue 100%
Dr Pasquarello is very knowledgeable 100%

Dr Pasquarello has a wonderful way of communicating with his patients. He makes you feel very comfortable and eases your fears of any procedure. He is a wonderful doctor and very empathetic and kind human being.

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My appointment was a very professional and personal. I enjoyed talking with Dr Pasquarello as well as my experience with the technicians and Receptionist. 100%
I have every confidence in Dr. Pasquarello. Previously, I went to physical therapy at another location and now I feel I should have seen Dr. Pasquarello first as my neck pain has significantly decreased with one visit and treatment by him. I would highly recommend him! 100%

He was very nice and it seem that he explained very thing what going on to me my wife if we had questions he explain what might happen I and he went throw a lot for the last 6 months or so and And it’s assistant Julie was really nice

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Dr Pasquarello explained my knee arthritis very well, and I was impressed that the injection did not hurt at all. My knee is a bit improved since the injection. 100%
Have recommended several other patients to dr Pasquerello over the years. It is amazing how easily he can fix my back, neck and shoulder issues 100%
I feel my appointment went a little quick and I wasn't able to discuss my current symptoms thoroughly. 80%
Dr pasquarello made my visit pleasant, informative and did any outstanding job with the procedure done. 100%
George Pasquarello is my first Choice before others. 100%
Dr. Pasquarello was very uninviting. No smile or concern to the pain I was in or the increasing pain during any movement I make. Would not recommend 0%
Dr. P performed several stretches and sacral and S/I adjustments on my lower back. The gentle adjustments were helpful and pain relieving. Rather than opt for physical therapy, I chose instead to do home exercises to stretch and rebuild my back muscles. 100%
Been going to him for years. He has treated me excellently. 100%

Dr P’s PA did all the interactive part of the exam. He came in already informed and ready to do the work. Which was wonderful. But I had very little interaction with him on a personal level.

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Very friendly and Knowledgeable 100%
Wonderful staff. Great doctor 100%
George is wonderful. He always listens to me about my concerns and prescribes or offers solutions accordingly. 100%
Very nice personable doctor who takes his time with patients. 100%
The best Chiropractor I’ve had. 100%

Was very pleased with my visit. Dr explained everything very thoroughly.

90%

I left feeling very grateful to Dr. Pasquerello for his kindness and expertise. I will returning soon for the injection that he recommended.

100%

Dr. Pasquarello is very informative and makes me feel very comfortable. Also answers questions in explantions that I understand.

100%

I have worked with Dr George Pasquarello in the past. He is a very compassionate and knowledgeable doctor. With incredible skills. I’m glad to be able to come and see him again. My insurance and out of pocket costs were the determining reasons I haven’t seen him for several years.

100%

He recommended me to a different specialist that might better help me.

90%

This man has an incredible ability to make people well. I heard about him from a friend who experienced unrelenting pain and found his skills to be beyond my expectations. I recommend him to everyone I know who need help with their back.

100%

Very informative. Explained everything he was doing as he did it. Listened well and made recommendations after a thorough exam.

100%
I am extremely blessed and greatful to finally have a knowledgeable caring dr, and to receive relief from the pain I was enduring. 100%
He's a very professional and excellent doctor 100%
Satisfied with my visit. 90%

I have decided to get the procedure that we discussed, but his office has not returned my calls to schedule an appointment. I left my first message 2 business days ago.

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Dr. Pasquarello is an excellent physician! Thank you! 100%
Excellent attention to detail. 100%
Quick service to help resolve my problem with new tests not done before 100%
Dr. Pasquarello take his time to listen and makes certain that options are understood. He explains his recommendations and help me to understand the short‐term and long‐term implications of his recommendations. He is thoughtful, analytical, and compassionate. 100%
Wonderful 100%
excellent manner and skilled needle placement in joints 100%

I’ve had great anxiety worrying about my medical issue. I found the office atmosphere as well as Dr Pasquarello’s professionalism an approach to be calming and reassuring. I was very impressed with the care I received.

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Very pleased with the overall experience 100%
Your lucky to have him 100%
Dr P was awesome as usual! 100%
Dr P is excellent. 100%
Did a good job 100%

Wish he had been able to review MRI results prior to appointment. If additional testing becomes necessary, I will ensure that the office is aware of the testing and that the test results are transmitted prior to an appointment.

80%
Dr. Pasquarello and staff were friendly and created a climate of caring. 100%
Very nice 80%
Excellent care 100%
Dr. Pasquarello is an excellent Doctor who takes time to listen and explains whatever I don't understand, and whatever I feel I need to explain to him. I don't feel rushed and he is also very honest. It is amazing that I don't have more pain than I do considering my condition. 100%
Love him will not see any one else. 100%