For Physicians: Clinic Referrals
The following is a partial listing
of our outpatient clinics:
The department of ambulatory care is committed to accessible, consumer oriented health care. We have incorporated both longitudinal and acute primary care, including a full range of specialty services.
Our focus is on the wellness of our patients and their families, within the context of the community setting. We ensure that care is maintained through our coordination of services and collaboration with community agencies.
We also are committed to research and education and collaborate with area universities to provide a model educational setting for residents, and medical and nursing students.
Most of our outpatient clinics are located at the Ambulatory Patient Center (APC), the Medical Office Center (MOC), the Physician Office Building (POB), our new Warren Avenue location and the Coro Center.
Many outpatient clinics require a physician referral to provide patient care. Please speak with your primary care physician for specialty referrals.
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, including occupational therapy, physical therapy and hearing and speech clinics, are located in the Coro Center. This center includes a spacious exercise room and a hydrotherapy pool.
The Interventional Pain Center at Rhode Island Hospital offers resources for nonoperative interventional spine disorder evaluation and management.
Rhode Island Hospital's Neurology Clinics, which include Neurosurgery, Neurology and Muscular Dystrophy Clinics, provide diagnosis and treatment for patients with diseases or abnormalities of the nervous system that require medical management rather than surgical intervention.
Our Ophthalmology Clinic provides diagnosis and treatment of medical or surgical abnormalities of the eye. Patients who need a general annual eye exam usually do not require a physician referral.
Our Orthopedic Clinic provides diagnosis and evaluation for adult orthopedic patients and determines their eligibility for treatment or corrective surgery. The clinic also cares for patients with deformities or bone infections. In addition, the clinic administers post-operative care for patients with corrected bone or muscle deformities and treats trauma patients.
The Dermatology Clinic at Rhode Island Hospital provides diagnosis, evaluation and treatment for patients with skin disorders. To inquire about appointments, call 401-444-5507.
The Hallett Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology provides outpatient care and education for patients with diabetes and endocrine disorders. Appointments may be scheduled by calling 401-444-8344. Bone densitometry, using state-of- the-art DEXA technology, can be scheduled by calling 401-444-4322.
Our Gastrointestinal Clinic provides diagnosis and evaluation for patients with gastrointestinal problems. New patients require a written physician referral before they can be seen at the clinic. To schedule an appointment, please call 401-444-5280.
The Medical Primary Care Clinic promotes preventive health care and provides general evaluation of medical problems, as well as comprehensive medical care for women. Patients must be 18 years of age or older and are seen by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call the clinic at 401-444-4741. Please notify your insurance company that this is your primary care site.
Our HIV Clinic is a comprehensive multidisciplinary clinic that provides primary HIV care and HIV consultation. A previous HIV-positive diagnosis is a prerequisite for an appointment at the clinic. Continuity of care is provided by an HIV nurse practitioner, who is available by phone at 401-444-1678.
Rhode Island Hospital's Pulmonary Clinic provides diagnosis, evaluation and treatment for patients with pulmonary disease. All new patients require a written physician referral before being seen in the clinic. Referrals for sleep disorders should be sent to the Pulmonary Clinic. To reach the clinic, please call 401-444-5245.
Our Rheumatology Clinic evaluates and treats patients with rheumatoid diseases. All new patients need a written physician referral before making an appointment. To reach the clinic, call 401-444-5280.
The Vascular Clinic at Rhode Island Hospital evaluates patients who are referred for vascular consultation. The clinic provides pre-operative assessment and post-operative care for patients with vascular problems. All new patients need a physician referral to make an appointment. Call 401-444-5507 to schedule an appointment.
Located on the Rhode Island Hospital campus, the Samuels Sinclair Dental Center provides high quality dental care to underprivileged children and special needs children and adults with developmental disabilities. Patients are referred to the center by Rhode Island Hospital and its Hasbro Children's Hospital, Bradley Hospital, community agencies and private dental offices.
Our Surgical Clinics have numerous sub-specialty clinics. Listed below are our surgical and surgical specialty clinics. All patients need a referral from either the hospital's emergency department or their primary care physician.
Rhode Island Hospital's George Clinic, part of the Comprehensive Cancer Center, located in the Main Building, provides coordinated care for cancer patients. The clinic's staff coordinates each patient's care with various hospital departments, including clinical social work, psychiatry and nutrition services, to ensure a convenient and stress-free treatment experience, tailored to the individual patient's needs. For more information about our multidisciplinary clinics, please call 866-401-0002.
The Cardiology Clinic at Rhode Island Hospital treats more than 16,000 cardiac patients a year, delivering a range of services from preventive medicine through invasive and non-invasive diagnosis to surgery and rehabilitation. The number of patients we treat and their successes have earned Rhode Island Hospital a reputation as a leading cardiac care provider in the area. For additional information, please call 888-401-6255 for cardiology and 888-CVT-SURG for cardiothoracic surgery.