Valentin Antoci, MD, PhD

Valentin Antoci, MD, PhD

Chief of Arthroplasty, Lifespan Orthopedics Institute, and Medical Director, Newport Hospital Total Joint Replacement Program

Valentin Antoci, MD, PhD is chief of the division of arthroplasty at the Lifespan Orthopedics Institute and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and medical director of the Newport Hospital Total Joint Replacement Program. He is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who practices adult reconstruction, as well as hip and knee joint replacement, surgery. He has a particular interest in unicompartmental partial knee replacement, minimally invasive surgery, complex reconstructions, failed total joints, preservation techniques, and trauma.

Dr. Antoci earned his medical degree at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and undertook extensive training at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson, in the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program in Boston, and in the Harris Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Program at Massachusetts General Hospital.

His current research interests focus on joint implant design, tissue engineering, and biological interactions at the implant interface.

Dr. Antoci is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the Orthopaedic Research Society. Among his awards are the Infectious Diseases Society of America Edward H. Kass Fellowship and the Musculoskeletal Infection Society Jeannette Wilkins Award.



University Orthopedics, Inc., East Providence
1 Kettle Point
East Providence, RI 02914

University Orthopedics, Inc., East Greenwich
1598 South County Trail
East Greenwich, RI 02818

University Orthopedics, Inc., Newport
Newport Hospital (directions)
20 Powel Avenue, Borden Carey Building, Suite 260
Newport, RI 02840


  • Medical School:  Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
  • Residency:  Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship:  Massachusetts General Hospital