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John A. Froehlich, MD is the program director of the Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital. He is a specialist in the areas of adult reconstructive surgery and sports medicine, and he operates on patients of all ages suffering from a variety of shoulder, hip and knee ailments. Many of these procedures are done arthroscopically, which often means less pain, shorter rehabilitation and a quicker return to work. His areas of interest include sports, shoulders and elbows, and elbow surgery.
Included among the reconstructive procedures are: shoulder surgeries for rotator cuff disease, instability and impingement; knee surgeries for tissue repair; corrective procedures for arthritis, including joint replacement; and hip surgery including hip replacements. He is also involved in research on improving cartilage properties and the quality of joint replacements.
Froehlich is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also a clinical assistant professor of orthopaedics at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He is on staff at both Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital.
University Orthopedics, Inc., East Providence
1 Kettle Point
East Providence, RI 02914
- Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
- Residency: Rhode Island Hospital
- Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital