Dr. Louis A. Corvese, retired Orthopedic Surgeon, died peacefully on October 16, 2021 following a brief illness. He was the son of the late Dr. Anthony and Mary Leoni Corvese, and the brother of the late Dr. William P. Corvese.
Dr. Corvese graduated from Classical High School, the Catholic University of America, and in 1956 he graduated from the Yale University School of Medicine. He interned at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. and further trained at Newington Children's Hospital and Yale University. He was a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and was certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Dr. Corvese practiced orthopedic surgery for more than forty years and was a member of the RI Hospital surgical staff. Kindness and concern for his patients was always paramount to him.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Corvese served as a surgeon on active duty at sea and ashore with the US Navy. Among the navy vessels he served on during the war in Vietnam were...