Brett D. Owens, MD

Sports Medicine Specialist

Brett Owens, MD is a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic sports medicine surgeon, specializing in arthroscopic repair of sports-related injuries as well as complex knee and shoulder reconstructions. He is a professor of orthopaedic surgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.

Dr. Owens earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He received further training through the John A. Feagin Jr. Sports Medicine Fellowship in West Point, New York.

While serving as a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army, Dr. Owens was chief of orthopedics and sports medicine at Keller Army Hospital at West Point, New York, where he cared for soldiers and cadets at the United States Military Academy and was team physician for the Army lacrosse, rugby, and football teams. While deployed in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Dr. Owens served as chief of orthopedics at the 86th Combat Support Hospital.

Dr. Owens is currently team physician for the United States Lacrosse National Men’s Team USA and for Brown University.

Dr. Owens was named by fellow orthopedists in Orthopedics This Week as one of the “Top 28 North American Knee Surgeons” in 2014. He is associate editor for the American Journal of Sports Medicine, and his research has garnered five major awards from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.



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

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


  • Medical School:  Georgetown University Medical School
  • Residency:  University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA
  • Fellowship:  Keller Army Community Hospital, West Point, NY