Sean Griggs, M.D.







Dr. Griggs received his medical degree from the University of Louisville, KY, and moved on to his residency at the Rhode Island Hospital in conjunction with Brown University.  He then completed his hand surgery fellowship at the University of Houston, Texas.  Dr. Griggs also completed a fellowship in elbow and shoulder surgery before joining Hand Surgery Associates in 2004.  He completed a board certification in orthopaedic surgery with an Added Certification in Qualifications for Surgery of the Hand (CAQSH); his certifications and experience give him the skill to handle the most complex hand and upper extremity issues.  Dr. Griggs is also the lead investigator on the Ascension PIP Joint Implant Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Porter Hospital, placing him at the forefront of new technology and techniques in joint and arthritis pain. 

Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Fellowship
Director: Joseph P. Lannotti, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
February 1998-July 1998

Hand Surgery Fellowship

University of Texas, Houston, Texas

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University

Medical School

University of Louisville School of Medicine

Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Specialty Certification
Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery , 2004
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2000
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1991

Professional Affiliations
Department of Veterans Affairs
Providence Bruins Professional Hockey
AO North America
Houston Hand and Upper Extremity Center
University Orthopedics Incorporated

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