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Release Date: 01/18/2018

Norman Kornwitz, MD, has served the Rhode Island community by developing a practice with specialization in total hip and knee replacement, arthroscopy and fracture care. He is listed in US News & World Reports as one of the country’s Top Doctors. Dr. Kornwitz was born and raised in Boston, MA. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1976 before receiving his medical degree from Boston University in 1980. He then completed his orthopedic residency training at the University of Massachusetts where he trained under Dr. Arthur Pappas, the team doctor for the Boston Red Sox. He also trained at The New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, one of North America’s leading training centers for total hip and knee replacement.

Philip J. Reilly, MD, brings more than 25 years of experience in orthopedics to Care New England. His primary interest is sports medicine and the arthroscopic treatment of injuries, particularly of the knee and shoulder (e/g/ ACL tears, rotator cuff problems). He has served as team physician for Rhode Island College for 20 years. Additionally, he has substantial interest and experience in arthritis and joint replacement surgery (total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, total shoulder replacement, and hip replacement), as well as providing basic trauma care. Dr. Reilly believes in a hands-on approach, stressing that patient education is critical to a patients’ comprehension of orthopedic problems, allowing them to properly understand their injury and the various treatment options, both surgical and non-surgical.

About Kent Hospital

Kent Hospital, a Care New England Hospital, is a 359-bed, acute care hospital. It is Rhode Island’s second largest hospital, serving approximately 300,000 residents of central Rhode Island.

A teaching affiliate of The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kent offers programs in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and an Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Fellowship. Kent’s redesigned Emergency Department (ED) sees approximately 70,000 patients a year and ranks Kent’s ED volume among the top 10-percent nationally. It was the first hospital in the state to eliminate the practice of ambulance diversion.

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Jim Beardsworth
P: (401) 737-7010, ext. 31395