Brett D. Owens, MD is a fellowship-trained, board certified orthopedic sports medicine surgeon, specializing in arthroscopic repair of sports-related injuries as well as complex knee and shoulder reconstructions. He is Chief of Sports Medicine at the Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI and Director of the Rhode Island Cartilage Repair Center. He is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Brown University Alpert Medical School. He is currently a Team Physician for Brown University and the Providence Bruins (AHL). He serves as a consultant for URI Athletics.

 

Dr. Owens was named by fellow orthopedists in Orthopedics This Week as one of the “Top 28 North American Knee Surgeons.” He has published over 200 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, given over 200 national or international presentations, co-edited three textbooks on orthopedic injuries, and serves as Associate Editor for the American Journal of Sports Medicine. His research has garnered 5 major awards from the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine.

 

Prior to joining University Orthopedics, Lieutenant Colonel Owens served as the Chief of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Keller Army Hospital at West Point, NY, where he cared for soldiers and cadets at the United States Military Academy and was Team Physician for the Army lacrosse, rugby, and football teams. While deployed in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Dr. Owens served as Chief of Orthopedics at the 86th Combat Support Hospital. He has also served as Team Physician for US Lacrosse.

 

Dr. Owens is a member of multiple orthopaedic and sports medicine societies. He has served as Communications Council Chair on the Board of Directors of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Annual Meeting Committee of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, and the Learning Center Committee for the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is also a member of the Herodicus Society and the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.

Photo (center): AOSSM President Bob Arciero and Fellowship Committee Chair Thomas DeBerardino with Dr. Owens. Credit: PhotographyG

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