868 Admiral Street, Providence, RI 02904
phone (401) 273-8400 •  fax (401) 273-9420

Peter A. Pizzarello, Sr., MD

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Peter A. Pizzarello, Sr., MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon. He graduated Fordham University in 1963 and St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1967. He then went on to complete his orthopedic residency at Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital. Following residency, he fulfilled his two-year military obligation for the U.S. Army at Fort Devens in Massachusetts, where he was Chief of Orthopedic Surgery. He then returned to Rhode Island and began working in private practice. A few years later, he founded Orthopedic Services, and has been seeing patients at our current location for over 30 years.

In 1992, he was named the Orthopedic Surgeon on the Medical Advisory Board for the Workers’ Compensation Court of Rhode Island. He continues to be active in this role and works to provide access to quality healthcare for injured workers.

He has been serving the community for over 35 years as a general orthopedist with a special interest in the spine. While in private practice, he has maintained his ties to the academic program at Brown University.

Education

  • Undergraduate: Fordham University, Bronx New York, NY
  • Medical: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Training

  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

Professional Affiliations

  • Workers’ Compensation Court of Rhode Island

Hospital Affiliation

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Dr. Pizzarello, Sr.

Dr. Pizzarello Sr. retired from surgery in 2003, but is still actively participating in patient care in the office and as a surgical assistant.