If chronic knee pain is keeping you from living your best life, you may be wondering if a total joint placement is the answer. If that’s you or someone you love, then this Community Lecture Series with Dr. Thomas Barrett, a fellowship-trained reconstructive surgeon at University Orthopedics, is for you.
In the below video, Dr. Barrett discusses the basics of total knee replacement.
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. After completing his Orthopedic Residency at Albany Medical Center, Dr. Barrett was selected for an advanced joint reconstruction fellowship training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Last year Dr. Barrett. participated in the surgical treatment of over 400 joint replacement patients in Rhode Island, many of which were complicated revisions. Dr. Barrett has authored numerous publications and book chapters in several aspects of orthopaedic surgery and has presented research nationally. Originally from Massachusetts, Dr. Barrett grew up in Franklin and attended Xaverian Brothers High School. Dr. Barrett resides in East Greenwich with his wife, three children and their yellow lab.