George J. Pasquarello, DO, FAAO, CAQPM
- Neuromusculoskeletal and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
- Platelet Rich Plasma Injections
Dr. Pasquarello is a 1993 graduate of the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine where he served a one year Anatomy/Osteopathic Principles and Practices Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship prior to graduation. He completed an AOA rotating internship at UMDNJ Kennedy Memorial Hospitals in New Jersey and a residency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at UNECOM and Brighton Medical Center in Portland, Maine.
He is Board Certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and holds a Certificate of Competency in Osteopathy in the Cranial Field. He was conferred the degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Osteopathy in 2002.
He is the Director of East Greenwich Spine & Sport where he practices Neuromusculoskeletal and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. He previously worked as an Associate Professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and as a clinical specialist at Maine Spine and Rehabilitation and University Healthcare from 1996-2005.
He has served on the Board of Trustees for the Rhode Island Society of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons since 2004 and as its President for 2010-2012. He serves on the Board of Trustees for the American Academy of Osteopathy and was the 2009-2010 President. He has previously served on the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, the Maine Osteopathic Association Board of Directors, as Chief of the Section of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at Mercy Hospital in Portland, Maine and as President of the UNECOM Alumni Association. He served as Director of the Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Residency and Co-director of the FP/NMM Residency at UNECOM from 1998-2003.
He holds academic appointments at University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine as a Clinical Associate Professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and at Brown Alpert Medical School as a Teaching Associate in Family Medicine. He is on the staff of Kent Hospital and Memorial Hospital.
He was awarded the Maine Osteopathic Association Physician of the Year Award in 2004 and Young Physician of the Year Award in 2000. He was awarded the University of New England Residency Program OMM Attending of the Year Award in 2000, 2002 and 2003. He was inducted into the AOA Mentor Hall of Fame in 2008.
Dr. Pasquarello lectures at the state, national and international level to physicians, house staff and students on the application of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Myofascial Pain and Trigger Point Injection, Prolotherapy, Platelet Rich Plasma Injection and Chronic Pain Management. He is actively involved in clinical research and has several publications on osteopathic manipulation, prolotherapy and the conservative management of chronic pain. He is a co-author of the textbook Principles of Prolotherapy.