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Following Spine Surgery Fellowship, Dr. Kuris Returns to University Orthopedics

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (August 18, 2020) — University Orthopedics is happy to welcome Dr. Eren Kuris back into the UOI family after a year away completing a Spine Surgery Fellowship.

Dr. Kuris spent the last year at the University of Colorado as a Spine Surgery Fellow, concentrating specifically on complex spinal conditions. As part of the UOI team, he will treat all aspects of spinal care, including degenerative conditions such as disc degeneration, disc herniations, and spinal arthritis; spine deformities; spine trauma; and spine infections.

As the leader of comprehensive orthopedic care in the region, UOI is committed to providing enhanced outcomes for all patients experiencing acute and chronic pain and injury. Dr. Kuris’ expertise in not one, but two, sub-specialities helps ensure UOI patients continue to receive the highest quality orthopedic care available.

“We know first-hand the caliber of clinician we are getting in Dr. Kuris and are thrilled he has decided to bring his knowledge and experience back to UOI,” said Edward Akelman, M.D., President of University Orthopedics. “Just like all of the clinicians in our practice, Dr. Kuris is committed to a higher-level of patient care. His dedication to enhanced patient outcomes will make him a valued member of our team.”

“Spine surgery is a very dynamic field. We have made significant advances in recent years with regard to our overall understanding of spinal pathology and alignment and the methods and technologies we have to treat spine conditions, which will lead to improved patient outcomes,” Dr. Kuris said. “I am thrilled to be returning to Rhode Island and UOI and look forward to having a positive impact on my patients’ quality of life.”

 Dr. Kuris completed both his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency and an Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship at Brown University’s Warren Alpert School of Medicine, where he currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics. He holds both an undergraduate and medical degree from Tulane University. Additionally, he is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the North American Spine Society (NASS), and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA). He serves on two committees for NASS (the SpinePAC Advisory Committee and the Political Engagement Committee) and is the Spine Section Editor for the 5th edition of the OTA’s Core Curriculum.

Dr. Kuris lives in Providence with his fiancé and two dogs. He is rejoining UOI on August 24 and will be based at UOI’s Kettle Point location.

About University Orthopedics

University Orthopedics (UOI, universityorthopedics.com), with clinic locations in Barrington, East Greenwich, East Providence, Johnston, Providence, Middletown, North Providence, and Westerly, is a regional center for orthopedics, sports medicine, and rehabilitation. UOI includes more than 40 board-certified orthopedic, fellowship-trained musculoskeletal and sports medicine physicians. 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.

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Mike Adams is a medical device sales leader with extensive clinical experience in spine and biologics and a nationwide distribution network built over the last 10+ years in the industry. He has held various leadership positions in healthcare and device including Distributor Partner, Hospital COO and Spine VP of Sales. He currently leads the commercialization strategy for OrthoSpine Partners and is a Distributor Principal at Novel Medical. Because of his unique career path, Mike has the ability to see the healthcare business from multiple perspectives making him passionate about building strategic partnerships that help reduce overall costs, drive innovation, and cultivate growth for new markets.

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