Sports Medicine

Specialized Sports Medicine Care

Sports, exercise, and physical activity can cause pain and result in injury to joints and ligaments. At the Care New England Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, you have direct access to our physicians with specialty training in sports medicine. High-quality, efficient care can help heal injuries and restore function quickly and safely.

Our fellowship-trained specialists are regionally and nationally known for their commitment to athletes and their ability to care for them. From acute trauma to overuse injuries; from professional athletes, aspiring amateurs, or weekend warriors; our team understands the importance of quick access, accurate diagnosis, and state-of-the-art treatment of sports injuries.

Care New England and its team of sports medicine specialists proudly serve a vast array of the region’s athletic programs. We provide more coverage to more schools and teams than any other orthopedic program in the Rhode Island area. Our longstanding commitment to the field of sports medicine and delivery of the highest quality care to our athletes sets us apart.

Contact Information

Care New England Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

P: (401) 729-2800

Butler Hospital Location
100 Butler Drive
Providence, RI 02906

Kent Hospital Location
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886

Women & Infants Location
101 Plain Street
Providence, RI 02903
P: (401) 729-2800

Lincoln Location
640 George Washington Highway
Lincoln, RI 02865

Pawtucket Location
111 Brewster Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860

East Greenwich Location
1405 South County Trail, Building 5
East Greenwich, RI 02818

Services We Provide

Our sports medicine specialists treat a wide variety of injuries including:
  • Ankle sprains

  • Fractures / Stress Fractures

  • Tendonitis

  • Knee Injuries

    • ACL Tears

  • Meniscal tears

    • Cartilage Injuries

    • Ligament Sprains

    • Patella Injuries

  • Throwing Injuries

    • “Tommy John” Elbow Reconstructions

  • Shoulder injuries

    • Rotator Cuff Tears

    • Labrum Tears

    • Dislocations

  • Biceps Injuries

  • Elbow Injuries

  • Sports-Related Concussions


Our team of sports medicine specialists proudly serve a vast array of the region’s athletic programs including:
  • Bryant University
    • NCAA Division I
  • University of Rhode Island Men’s and Women’s Hockey
    • American Collegiate Hockey Association
  • Roger Williams University
    • NCAA Division III
  • Rhode Island Interscholastic League
    • Our physicians serve on the sports medicine advisory committee providing direction and support for the state’s high school athletic programs.

Meet the Team

Dr. Robert Shalvoy

Dr. Shalvoy is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist and serves as the Executive Chief of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine for Care New England. He earned a bachelor of science degree in biology summa cum laude from Boston College and a doctorate of medicine from New Jersey Medical School. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at Boston University Medical Center where he was chief resident in his last year and a fellowship in sports medicine at the Hughston Orthopedic Clinic in Columbus, Georgia. Dr. Shalvoy is an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and a member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Sports Medicine. He specializes in computer navigated ACL reconstruction and sports-related knee ligament reconstructions, robotic-assisted knee replacements, rotator cuff surgery, and the treatment of throwing injuries.

Dr. Jonathan Gastel

Board-certified in orthopedics and subspecialty certified in sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, Dr. Jonathan Gastel has been practicing in Rhode Island since 1999. As a specialist in sports medicine, he has served as the orthopedic sports medicine team physician for Division I Bryant University since 2001, and previously as the Rhode Island College team physician.

Dr. Gastel’s sports medicine and orthopedic trauma training include orthopedic residency training at Brown University, sports medicine fellowship training at The Cleveland Clinic, and orthopedic trauma fellowship at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital. He received his medical school education at the University of Rochester where he was honored by admission to the Alpha-Omega-Alpha Honor Society and graduated magna cum laude from Yale University.

Dr. Gastel treats a variety of conditions that are both sports and non-sports-related involving the upper and lower extremities. A majority of these problems involve the knee and shoulder (e.g. ACL reconstruction, meniscus repair, knee replacement, rotator cuff repair, shoulder replacement, shoulder instability, etc). Dr. Gastel also treats a variety of injuries/conditions including the elbow, hip, and foot including tennis elbow, tendinitis, ankle sprains, and fractures.

Dr. Gastel is an avid outdoorsman and sports enthusiast. His active and sports-filled lifestyle provides him with a unique and intimate perspective on the non-surgical, surgical, and rehabilitation treatments of a wide variety of bone and joint injuries.

Dr. Razib Khaund

Dr. Khaund is an internist with a certificate of added qualifications in sports medicine and serves as the Director of Sports Medicine for Care New England. He specializes in non-operative sports medicine. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in natural sciences from John Hopkins University and a doctorate of medicine from New Jersey Medical School. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Brown University where he was chief resident in his last year and completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Hughston Clinic in Columbus, Georgia including serving as a physician for the 1996 Olympic Games. Dr. Khaund is an Assistant clinical professor at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and has earned many awards for teaching and the practice of sports medicine including the Dean’s Excellence in Teaching award. He is a member of the Rhode Island Interscholastic League Sports Medicine Advisory Board and a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. His interests include the role of anti-inflammatory medications in musculoskeletal medicine and sports-related concussions.

Emily Cohn, APRN, CNP

Nurse Practitioner, CNEMG Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Education: Rhode Island College, AG-ACNP Board Certified

Emily provides clinical excellence and a persistent desire to learn and grow in the field of orthopedics, as well as an ability to collaborate with others effectively.