Valentin Antoci, M.D.

Adult Reconstructive Surgeon - University Orthopedics - Dr Valentin Antoci - Rhode IslandValentin Antoci, M.D.

Adult Reconstruction of the Hip and Knee
Fellowship-trained Adult Reconstruction
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Valentin Antoci, M.D.

Adult Reconstruction of the Hip and Knee
Fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Antoci is a Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon with a focus in Adult Reconstruction, Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Surgery and a special interest in unicompartmental partial knee replacement, minimally invasive surgery, complex reconstructions, failed total joints, preservation techniques, and trauma.  He is a graduate of the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and has extensive training in the field that involves the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Program in Boston, the Harris Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Program with the Massachusetts General Hospital, and previously the Rothman Institute with the Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. 

Dr. Antoci a frequent lecturer, both locally and nationally, and has authored and coauthored over a dozen book chapters, many journal articles, and has over 100 presentations and talks at national and international meetings. He served as an associate editor for the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, a reviewer for Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research and BMC Infectious Diseases journals. Dr. Antoci is member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the Orthopaedic Research Society. His work has resulted in several national and international awards including the Infectious Diseases Society of America Edward H. Kass Fellowship, the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty Ernesto De Santis Award, the Musculoskeletal Infection Society Jeannette Wilkins Award, the Eastern Orthopaedic Association Best Paper Award, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Poster Award. His current research interests focus upon joint implant design, tissue engineering, and biological interactions at the implant interface. In his free time, he is an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoys involvement in the community with local sports teams and activity groups.


Dudley Street
2 Dudley St.
Providence, RI

Kettle Point
1 Kettle Point Ave.
East Providence, RI

East Greenwich
1598 South County Trail
East Greenwich, RI

Undergraduate Degree:

Concord College, Philadelphia, PA. 

Medical Degree:

M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA.


General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital


Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Program, Boston, MA


Harris Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Board Eligible 

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Mirriam Hospital
  • Newport Hospital
  • Providence VA Hospital


  • “Porous Tantalum Acetabular Augments in Complex Revision THA: Results at 5-12 years post surgery. “Jenkins D, Odland A, Sierra R, Hanssen A, Lewallen D.  Presented at 2014 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Meeting, and 2014 Mid-America Orthopaedic Association (MAOA) meeting.
  • Chapters 59 A & B: Options for Acetabular Revision and Surgical Techniques: Metal Augments in “Techniques in Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, by Giles R Scuderi MD”.  Jenkins DR, Sierra, RJ, Lewallen DG.  Elsevier 2014
  • "A Randomized, Controlled, Prospective Study Evaluating the Effect of Patellar Eversion on Functional Outcomes in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty." Jenkins DR, Rodriguez JA; Ranawat AS, Alexiades MM, Deshmukh, AJ; Fukunaga T, Greiz M, Rathod P, McHugh, M.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, May 21, 2014.
  • Presented at Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Research Symposium, New York, NY, Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) Annual Meeting in Berlin, Germany, American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) Annual Meeting, Annual Congress of the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty (ISTA) in Sydney, Australia, Podium presentation at the 2013 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Meeting in Chicago.