Dr. Edward Akelman MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Edward Akelman is an orthopedic surgeon in Providence, Rhode Island. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Miriam Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital. He received his medical degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and has been in practice for 36 years. He is one of 40 doctors at Miriam Hospital and one of 32 at Rhode Island Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Hand Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1978 - 1979

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1980 - 1983

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1979 - 1980

St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Fellowship, Hand Surgery, 1984 - 1984

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Hand Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

RI State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Skier's thumb: a review.
Roh, M., Weiss, A. P., Akelman, E.

68th ASSH Annual Meeting
2013 10 3

68th ASSH Annual Meeting
2013 10 3

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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