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Olson, Timothy H., MD, PhD





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Pain Medicine
Not Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Anesthesiology

Areas of Expertise


Massachusetts General Hospital

Graduate School
University of Minnesota

Massachusetts General Hospital

Medical School
University of Minnesota

Massachusetts General Hospital

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Pain Medicine, Member
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Member
  • Rhode Island Medical Association, Member


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Olsen and Dr Ruiz from pain management are great. They are very thorough In explaining every thing.

5 out of 5 stars

I have been treating with Dr. Olson for years...Always so Helpful..

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Olsen not only listens well but takes the time to offer suggestions and ask more questions.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Olson is excellent; he talked w/me before treatment; listened to a concern I had re: PA; solved the problem immediately which eased my concerns; very good interaction pre, during, post procedure.

5 out of 5 stars

Really like the Doctor

5 out of 5 stars

Excellent Md and nursing staff

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Olson has shown more compassion than anywhere else I've been in last 18 years for spine treatment.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Olson was exceptional on my first appointment and during my procedure. He took the time to listen, question, explain thoroughly and it was most reassuring & helpful in make me part of the decision for my care. I've recommended him highly to family & friends.

5 out of 5 stars

Very happy once I was able to see the doctor.

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars


5 out of 5 stars

I think he was great. I’m very comfortable with him.

5 out of 5 stars

Everyone was polite and very professional


The Westerly office will be relocating on December 31, 2023 to The Pain Treatment Center on 100 Perkins Farms Road, Suite 302, Mystic, CT 06355.


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