Arthritis Foundation Names UOI’s Dr.Barrett Medical Honoree for 2023 Walk

The Arthritis Foundation recently named University Orthopedics Adult Reconstruction Surgeon Thomas Barrett, MD as a Medical Honoree for its 2023 Walk to Cure Arthritis.

Dr. Barrett has devoted his practice to the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis, a disease that affects millions of people in the United States. He specializes in first-time and revision hip and knee replacements, as well as partial knee replacements, direct anterior total hip replacements, robotic hip and knee replacements, and same-day joint replacement procedures.

Dr. Barrett completed medical school and residency at Albany Medical College. After residency, he was selected for an advanced joint reconstruction fellowship training at Baylor College of Medicine. In 2023, Dr. Barrett was named Rhode Island Monthly Top Doctor.

Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that unites communities across the country to put an end to arthritis. Not only dedicated to helping the millions of people with arthritis live better, it’s also charting the course to a cure.

Rhode Island’s 2023 Walk to Cure Arthritis takes place at 9:30 a.m. on June 4, 2023, at Providence’s Roger Williams Park, with check-in beginning at 8:30 a.m.

To donate to Dr. Barrrett’s team “The Replacements” click here.

For those wishing to make offline donations, checks or money orders can be mailed to:

Arthritis Foundation, Inc.
Attn: 2023 Walk to Cure Arthritis – Event City, State
C/o: {Participant Name or Team Name}
1355 Peachtree Street, Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30309

For more help or information about the 2023 Walk to Cure Arthritis Rhode Island, contact Julia Moore at or call 401-226-0954.

About Dr. Barrett

Dr. Thomas Barrett is a fellowship-trained adult reconstructive surgeon. His medical practice is devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis, a disease that currently affects millions of people in the US. This includes first-time and revision replacements of the hip and knee, including partial knee replacements. Dr. Barrett’s practice also involves care for fractures of the hip and knee and arthroscopy of the knee for the treatment of torn cartilage, and many other indications.

Dr. Barrett has authored numerous publications and book chapters on several aspects of orthopaedic surgery and has presented research nationally.