• Phone: 401-777-7000
  • Office Location(s): Warwick Campus | Westerly |
  • Specialties: Foot & Ankle Surgery/General Orthopedics, Lower Extremity Reconstruction

With a strong background in general orthopedics and orthopedic trauma, Dr. Mechrefe has advanced training in complex reconstructions of the foot and ankle, specifically with arthritic conditions, ligamentous injuries and fractures, and flatfoot deformities. He also specializes in bunion and lesser toe deformities, arthroscopic surgery of the foot and ankle, foot and ankle ligament reconstructions, cartilage restoration/ transplantation, as well as complex revision surgery. He is the region’s leader in total ankle replacement surgery, and a specialist in minimally invasive Achilles tendon surgery.

Dr. Mechrefe believes the most important aspects of providing quality care are listening to the needs of patients, patient education, prevention of musculoskeletal injuries, establishing a relationship with patients and involving patients in their treatment plan. His dedicated foot and ankle team help educate patients about their foot and ankle problems, walk them through treatment options, and deliver superlative care with patients at the center of attention.

Dr. Mechrefe is the Clinical Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery for the Kent Hospital Emergency Medicine Program and Podiatry Program, a Clinical Assistant Professor at Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, and previously served as team physician to several high school and university teams. He is also a sought-after speaker and contributor to many publications. Raised in Lincoln, RI, he is a Wheeler School Alumni. He spends most of his free time with his wife and three children on the lacrosse fields, traveling, and enjoying the outdoors.


  • Undergraduate – Brown University, BA, Biology, 1996
  • Medical – George Washington University School of Medicine, Medical Degree with Distinction 2000
  • Internship – Rhode Island Hospital, General Surgery 2001
  • Residency – Brown University, Orthopedic Surgery, 2001-2005
  • Fellowship – Brown University, Orthopedic Trauma & Reconstruction, 2005-2006
  • Fellowship – Brown University, Foot and Ankle Reconstruction, 2006-2007


Professional Associations

  • Member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member of the Rhode Island Medical Society
  • Secretary, Rhode Island Orthopedic Society
  • Member of the Eastern Orthopedic Society



  • Haffenreffer Fellow in Medical Sciences Award, Brown University, 2005
  • Kane King Dodek Award in Obstetrics and Gynecology, George Washington University School of Medicine, 1999
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, George Washington University School of Medicine, 2000
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society, Brown University, 1996
  • Cum Laude Honor Scoiety, Wheeler School, 1992
  • Faculty Award, Wheeler School, 1992


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Dr. Anthony Mechrefe Completes Groundbreaking Ankle Procedure at Ortho RI Surgery Center

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April 26, 2018/ Marchand Mechrefe / Orthopedics Rhode Island

Ortho RI makes the Top Docs list – twice!

ORI is proud to have two of our own surgeons on RIMonthly’s 2018 Top Docs in Orthopedic Surgery list, as voted by their peers. Dr. Robert C. Marchand and Dr. Anthony Pierre Mechrefe are truly outstanding in their field.

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