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About Dr. Michael J Hulstyn

Dr. Michael J Hulstyn, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Providence, RI. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Hulstyn has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael J Hulstyn is Great. Dr. Michael J Hulstyn has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Michael J Hulstyn is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

University Orthopedics

2 Dudley St Ste 200
Providence, RI 02905
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Dr. Michael J Hulstyn has the following 2 specialties

  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Injuries
  • Hip Osteoarthritis

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Dr Hulstyn - the best and most professional!

I just had Dr Hulstyn repair my torn lateral meniscus. (7 days ago) He and his Staff are ultra professional! I never dealt with a PA. I only dealt with him. He even saw me for the pre-op and post-op appointments. No one can believe how well I am doing!! I never had any swelling! Leah and Kim in his office are outstanding. Rhode Island Hospital was awesome/clean. From my IV going in painlessly to being taken out via wheelchair to my car it can not have gone smoother. I am almost 54. I look forward to getting back to my hard cardio workouts and skiing. I had gone to another practice before going to Dr Hulstyn. On the day of my appt to decide if I was going to have surgery - they scheduled me to see the PA. Sorry - that was not going to happen. I canceled the appt with that doctor. I am so happy I made the switch. Always go with your gut! I told Dr Hulstyn that he did an amazing job. He complimented the RIH nursing staff and just smiled. He is the BEST!!!! I could go on and on. I must have been asked 20 times which knee was being operated on. They do that on purpose. Dr Hulstyn put his "signature" on my right knee. I never had any fear that they would operate on the wrong knee. I never had swelling/drainage or anything. PS I am a nurse! :) Oh - did I say Dr Hulstyn is amazing? I think you might get the idea!!!

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5.0 minutes
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Great doc

I got an appt within hours after my injury,doc explained all likely causes of pain and followed up immediately after MRI reslts. Easy to deal with and great credentials.

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10.0 minutes
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Friendly Staff
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Five Stars

Excellent surgeon. Had 2 family members who both had successful surgeries with him. I highly recommend him to anyone.

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15.0 minutes
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Five Stars
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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2012)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University

    Graduated in 1986

  • Rhode Island Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Michael J Hulstyn accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • BCBS Rhode Island
    • BCBS RI HealthMate Coast to Coast
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

University Orthopedics, 2 Dudley St Ste 200, Providence, RI
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