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J. WINSLOW ALFORD, M.D., practices shoulder and sports medicine with Orthopedics Rhode Island. He graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College, where he was inducted into the Sigma Xi Research Honor Society for his published undergraduate thesis work. Dr. Alford then received his medical degree and general orthopedic training at Brown University, where he received the Haffenreffer Research Fellowship Award for his original research in sports medicine and completed an orthopedic trauma fellowship. He completed a second fellowship in shoulder reconstruction and sports medicine at Rush University in Chicago, Illinois and was a team physician for the Chicago White Sox. With a background in general orthopedics and orthopedic trauma, Dr. Alford has advanced training in shoulder and sports medicine injuries, specifically all-arthroscopic shoulder repairs, ligament reconstruction of the knee, and cartilage restoration/transplantation. He is a clinical assistant professor at Brown University Medical School, and a faculty member at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Chicago, where he teaches other orthopedic surgeons new arthroscopic techniques.
ANTHONY M. DeLUISE JR., M.D., FAAOS, CAQH, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has been practicing at Orthopedics Rhode Island (formerly Foundry Orthopedics & Sports Medicine) since 2007. Dr. DeLuise specializes in hand surgery and upper extremity surgery, including shoulder surgery; microvascular surgery; treatment of fractures; carpal tunnel syndrome surgery (CTS); sports medicine; rheumatoid arthritis; arthritis of the hand, fingers, wrist, elbow and shoulder; and arthroscopy of the knee, shoulder, and wrist. Dr. DeLuise is well-trained in orthopaedic trauma and fracture care, and arthroscopy from his residency at Boston University and Boston Medical Center. He completed an additional year of training focused on the hand and upper extremity at one of the most prestigious hand fellowships in the country - The Philadelphia Hand Center and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. This also gave Dr. DeLuise the opportunity to care for professional athletes across multiple sports. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the Rhode Island Medical Society and the Rhode Island Orthopedic Society. Dr. DeLuise graduated, magna cum laude, from Boston University and then earned his M.D. degree from Boston University School of Medicine.
THOMAS J. GUILMETTE, PH.D., ABPP-CN, is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist and a Professor of Psychology at Providence College, where he teaches courses in Human Neuropsychology and Psychology and Law, among others. He also is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Guilmette was formerly director of neuropsychology at Newport, Rhode Island, and Fatima Hospitals, where he provided both inpatient and outpatient neuropsychological assessment and consultation to patients with known or suspected brain dysfunction. He has published more than 50 scientific articles, book chapters, or books in such areas as clinical and forensic neuropsychology, brain injury, and rehabilitation. Dr. Guilmette's outpatient practice is located at Neuropsychology Partners in East Providence.
RYAN C. HURLEY is a partner in the law firm of Kiernan, Plunkett & Redihan, LLP, where he primarily practices in the areas of civil litigation, insurance defense, construction law, environmental law, premises liability, product liability, workers' compensation, and employment. He possesses extensive litigation experience in the Rhode Island Superior Court, the Rhode Island District Court and U.S. District Court. Mr. Hurley also handles appellate matters in the Rhode Island Supreme Court. In 2013, the Defense Counsel of Rhode Island elected him to its Board of Directors and, in 2014 and 2015, Super Lawyers magazine named him a Rising Star. He has presented a number of CLE seminars on topics related to his areas of practice. Mr. Hurley earned his B.A. degree from Connecticut College and his J.D. degree from Wake Forest University School of Law.
KEITH O. MONCHIK, M.D., FAAOS, CAQ, currently practices with Orthopedics Rhode Island (formerly Foundry Orthopedics & Sports Medicine). Dr. Monchik is a board eligible orthopaedic surgeon, who is a Rhode Island native and a graduate of Moses Brown School. He completed his general orthopaedic residency at Brown University, where he was the recipient of the prestigious Haffenfreffer House Staff Excellence Award. He obtained an advanced fellowship in orthopaedic trauma at Rhode Island Hospital, followed by a second fellowship in arthroscopy and sports medicine, also at Brown University. Dr. Monchik has interests that include adult and pediatric injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle. He has a special interest in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery, ACL and knee ligament reconstructions, shoulder instability, rotator cuff surgery, meniscal repair, cartilage restoration, and complex extremity trauma. Dr. Monchik has served as an assistant to the team physicians of the Providence Bruins AHL Hockey, Brown University Collegiate Sports Teams and Rhode Island high schools. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Rhode Island Medical Society, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine. Dr. Monchik is a frequent lecturer, both locally and nationally, and has published numerous articles and book chapters on various topics in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine and arthroscopy. Several times each year he serves as an associate master instructor in shoulder and knee surgery at the national level for the Arthroscopy Association of North America.
STEPHEN SARIS M.D. began his training with a surgical internship in 1979 at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. The Beth Israel is a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Saris completed his neurosurgical residency at Duke Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina in 1985. He completed two fellowships prior to entering clinical practice. The first was at the Massachusetts General Hospital, during which, he studied under such internationally-known surgeons as Drs. Robert Ojemann, Peter Black, and Nicholas Zervas. His second was a four-year fellowship doing research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Saris has written dozens of papers dealing with subjects ranging from spinal disorders to the diagnosis of pituitary tumors to novel treatments of malignant brain tumors. After this fellowship, he became an assistant professor of neurosurgery at the New England Medical Center (NEMC) in Boston, which is the main teaching hospital of the Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Saris spent four years at NEMC, during which time he was promoted from an assistant to an associate professor. He continued his research interest in brain tumors with the creation of a research laboratory. In 1993, he joined the faculty at the Brown University School of Medicine. He took a position as an associate professor, and soon thereafter assumed the acting directorship of the New England Gamma Knife Center. Dr. Saris was the director of the brain tumor program at Brown University for many years and was co-chair of the Neuro-Oncology Committee of the Brown University Oncology Group. He is currently the author of more than 25 refereed, scientific articles, in addition to five textbook chapters, and numerous abstracts. For many years he was on the Neurosurgery sub-committee of the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group and Neuro-Oncology co-chair of the Brown University Oncology Group. In 1999, Dr. Saris left academic medicine to create a private neurosurgical group of his own and to take the chair position in neurosurgery at St. Joseph's Hospital in Providence. He has been voted by other physicians in the state as a Top Doc for many years by Rhode Island Magazine.