Fellowship-Trained Joint Reconstruction Surgeon, Mouhanad M. El Othmani, MD Joins University Orthopedics

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (September 6, 2023) — University Orthopedics, one of the region’s largest, most comprehensive orthopedic practices, is pleased to announce the addition of Mouhanad M. El Othmani, MD to The Joint Replacement Center.

Fellowship-trained in adult reconstruction, Dr. El Othmani specializes in robotic joint replacement, both inpatient and outpatient; hip and knee arthritis; total and partial hip replacement; direct anterior hip replacement for complex primaries and revisions; total and partial knee replacement; total joint revisions following infection, fracture, dislocation, loosening, and other failure modalities; and lower extremity trauma.

“Dr. El Othmani’s comprehensive knowledge of his specialty and his dedication to patient-centered care, with a particular focus on their overall well-being, ensures our patients will receive tailored treatment that is of the highest standard,” said Dr. Edward Akelman, president of University Orthopedics. “We are truly excited to welcome a surgeon of his caliber to University Orthopedics.”

Dr. El Othmani – who will see patients in Newport and at the practice’s location in Westerly – completed the Frank E. Stinchfield Adult Reconstruction fellowship at Columbia University. Prior to that, he earned his medical degree at American University of Beirut in Lebanon and completed his residency at Wayne State University and Detroit Medical Center. He is particularly interested in a holistic approach to joint replacement, with a focus on nutritional and functional peri-operative optimization, and enhanced recovery post-joint replacement.

“I don’t just treat specific joints. I treat the whole person. When a patient is in my care, it is a true partnership that continues long after they’re wheeled out of the operating room,” Dr. El Othmani said. “As they embark on a journey toward restored mobility, it’s my job to guide them on a path toward a pain-free and active life while providing them with exceptional, compassionate care that is also cutting-edge.”

Beyond his clinical practice, Dr. Othmani has published more than 80 peer-reviewed articles, a book, and numerous book chapters, showcasing his commitment to advancing medical knowledge and improving patient outcomes. He actively participates in national and international conferences, where he shares his expertise and presents his pioneering research. By engaging with fellow healthcare professionals, he remains at the forefront of the latest advancements in orthopedic surgery, ensuring that his patients benefit from the most cutting-edge treatments available.

About Dr. El Othmani

Fellowship-trained in adult reconstruction, Dr. El Othmani specializes in robotic joint replacement, both inpatient and outpatient; hip and knee arthritis; total and partial hip replacement; direct anterior hip replacement for complex primaries and revisions; total and partial knee replacement; total joint revisions following infection, fracture, dislocation, loosening, and other failure modalities; and lower extremity trauma. He is particularly interested in a holistic approach to joint replacement, with a focus on nutritional and functional peri-operative optimization, and enhanced recovery post-joint replacement.