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  • Phone: 401-777-7000
  • Office Location(s): Warwick Campus | Smithfield |
  • Specialties: Foot and Ankle Surgery, General Orthopedics, Lower Extremity Reconstruction
  • Operating Privileges: South County Hospital, Kent Hospital, Blackstone Surgery Center
  • Team:
    Peter Basilios, PA-C

Dr. Tartaglione is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a strong background in general orthopedics and orthopedic trauma, as well as advanced fellowship training in foot and ankle orthopedic surgery. His interests include ankle replacement surgery, complex foot and ankle deformity correction, foot and ankle arthritis, sports related injuries, ankle arthroscopy, bunions, lesser toe deformities, and fracture care.

Dr. Tartaglione received his fellowship training at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD, where he performed nonsurgical and surgical management of patients with various foot and ankle problems, working with internationally recognized experts in his field. He has a passion for providing patient-centered medicine with individualized treatment plans that coincide with patients’ goals and lifestyle needs.

Dr. Tartaglione has authored numerous publications and book chapters, and has presented research nationally. Raised in Providence, RI, he is an alumnus of both Gordon School and Wheeler School and is proud to practice in his home state. He enjoys spending down time with his wife and two children.



  • Undergraduate – Holy Cross, BA, Biology, 2008
  • Graduate – Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Medical Doctorate, 2012
  • Residency – Albany Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2012-2017
  • Fellowship – MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery, 2017-2018


Professional Associations

  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)



  • Resident Leadership Forum, American Orthopaedic Association, 2016
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Resident Scholarship Recipient, 2015
  • The Crompton Gold Medal in Scientific Research, Holy Cross, 2008
  • Robert Stransky Research Fellowship, Holy Cross, 2007
  • Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society, Holy Cross, 2007
  • Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy Award, 2004
  • Faculty Award, Wheeler School, 2004