Brad D. Blankenhorn, MD

Chief, Division of Foot and Ankle, Rhode Island Hospital

Brad Blankenhorn, MD, specializes in the treatment of common and complex disorders of the foot and ankle. His practice focuses on reconstructive surgery for deformity and degeneration in the foot and ankle, as well as the treatment of acute and subacute traumatic injuries to the foot and ankle.

Dr. Blankenhorn has experience in the treatment of arthritic conditions of the foot and ankle including joint fusions and total ankle replacements. His practice also includes the arthroscopic treatment of traumatic, arthritic and sports-related injuries of the foot and ankle.

Dr. Blankenhorn received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh and holds a master of science degree in bioengineering from The Pennsylvania State University. He completed an orthopedic residency and fellowships in orthopedic trauma at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and fellowships in foot and ankle surgery at the University of Utah.

His research interests include the normal and pathologic biomechanics of the foot and ankle, as well as the biomechanics of fracture fixation in the ankle and total ankle arthroplasty. Dr. Blankenhorn is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. He is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.



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., Providence
Medical Office Center (MOC) (directions)
2 Dudley St, 200
Providence, RI 02905


  • Medical School:  University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Residency:  Rhode Island Hospital
  • Fellowship:  University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Fellowship:  Rhode Island Hospital