Meet the Newport Orthopedics Team

Each patient’s needs are different. Taking a team approach to achieve the best outcomes, our experts tailor a treatment plan especially for you. Meet our orthopedic specialists, who will work with you to restore your function and quality of life.

Orthopedic Surgeons in Newport, RI

Newport Orthopedics Team

Ross Budacki, MD, received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, in Washington, DC. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, and a fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. During his fellowship, he served as the assistant team physician for the Brown division one football team and the Providence Bruins. Dr. Budacki is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

Dr. Budacki is an orthopedic surgeon with Newport Orthopedics.

Michael Mason, DO, received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He did his internship and orthopedic surgical residency at Community General Hospital in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and he continued his subspecialty fellowship training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, affiliates of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Mason has designed and been involved in the development of multiple artificial joints, and has more than 20 years of experience in joint replacement and reconstructive surgery, most recently at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Mason is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with Newport Orthopedics.

Katy Mitchell, PA

Kathryn Mitchell, PA-S, is a physician assistant with Newport Orthopedics, a Lifespan Physician Group practice. She received an MS in exercise physiology from Temple University in Philadelphia, and an MS in physician assistant studies from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Worcester.

Julie Woodside, PA

Julie Woodside, PA, is a physician assistant with Newport Orthopedics, a Lifespan Physician Group practice. She received her MS in physician assistant studies from the University of New England, in Portland, Maine.