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Release Date: 09/24/2019

Care New England Medical Group’s orthopedic surgery and sports medicine division is expanding its clinical services with the addition of two Brigham Health affiliated physicians to the Care New England Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. Their primary hospital affiliation is Kent Hospital and the physicians will see patients in both their Providence and Warwick offices.

Care New England (CNE) welcomes Andrew Matson, MD, orthopedic surgeon, specializing in hand and upper extremity, and Seth O'Donnell, MD, orthopedic surgeon, specializing in trauma and foot and ankle. These experts will work with patients in the diagnosis and treatment of medical problems related to the skeleton, joints, tendons, and ligaments.  

“As we continue to expand our clinical affiliation with Brigham Health, we combine the medical expertise, experience, and resources that bring orthopedic care to a new level. Today, I am excited to welcome Drs. Matson and O’Donnell to CNE Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, whose clinical expertise will help us to provide the most comprehensive orthopedic care in the region,” said James E. Fanale, president and CEO.

Andrew Matson, MD
Andrew Matson, MD, completed his undergraduate work at Middlebury College, earning his medical degree from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Duke University and attended the Harvard hand and upper extremity fellowship, where he trained at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Matson has published peer-reviewed research articles on disorders of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder, and is a reviewer for the Journal of Hand Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the Rhode Island Medical Society.

Seth O'Donnell, MD
Seth O'Donnell, MD, completed his undergraduate work at the University of Notre Dame, earning his medical degree from New York Medical College. He also served in the United States Navy as an undersea medical officer with training in hyperbaric and diving medicine. He completed an orthopedic surgery residency at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, followed by a trauma fellowship at Brown University, and the Harvard foot and ankle fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. O’Donnell has been active in resident education at Brown and Harvard Universities, is a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School, has authored multiple peer reviewed publications, and presented his research at national and international conferences.

For more information, please visit carenewengland.org/orthopedics. For appointments, call (401) 729-2800.

Care New England Medical Group (CNEMG) is a patient-centered organization with a mission to improve the overall health of our community. With more than 500 physicians and advanced practitioners, CNEMG offers primary care and specialty services at Butler Hospital, Kent Hospital, The Providence Center, the VNA of Care New England, Women & Infants Hospital, and at CNEMG office locations throughout Southern New England. Many CNEMG providers teach at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, participate in clinical trials, and publish research studies in collaboration with other academic institutions. The combination of teaching, research, and treatment keeps the team at the forefront of medical advances in prevention, intervention and treatment. For more information, visit carenewengland.org/CNEMG.

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