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Cranston
(401) 944-3800
Cumberland
(401) 334-1060

Travis D. Blood, MD, FAOA Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery
Trauma Surgery
Board-Eligible Orthopaedic Surgeon


Travis D. Blood, MD, FAOA

Certifications

  • Licensed in Rhode Island and Massachusetts

About Dr. Blood

Dr. Travis Blood obtained his medical degree from the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, graduating Summa Cum Laude and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Brown University, where he received numerous awards including Consultant of the Year, Most Valuable Resident Physician, as well as the prestigious Haffenraffer House Staff Award for outstanding commitment to patient care and leadership. Following residency, he continued his training with two additional fellowships; one in Trauma Surgery at Rhode Island Hospital managing acute complex orthopedic trauma injuries; and another in Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery at Harvard University as part of the Harvard Combined Program, where he trained at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Blood’s clinical interests include acute upper limb trauma and post-traumatic reconstruction of complex injuries of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. He also cares for a variety of conditions of the upper limb, including sports-related injuries, arthritis, and compression neuropathies. Outside of the hospital Dr. Blood enjoys spending time with his family, especially his energetic toddler-aged daughter, playing golf, ice hockey, and traveling.

Education

  • Undergraduate: Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
  • Medical: University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY

Training

  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Brown Alpert Medical School, Providence RI
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship: Brown Alpert Medical School, Providence RI
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship: Harvard Hand and Upper Extremity, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston MA

Leadership Positions

  • Administrative Chief Resident for Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown University (former)
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons- Hand & Wrist Content Committee
  • Award Recipient – “Consultant of the Year” from Brown University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
  • Award Recipient – “Most Valuable Resident Physician” from Brown University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
  • Award Recipient – “Haffenraffer House Staff Award” from Brown University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopedics (AAOS)
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
  • American Associate for Hand Surgery ( AAHS)
  • American Orthopaedic Association (AOA)
  • Rhode Island Orthopaedic Society ( RIOS)

Hospital Affiliations