The department of surgery at Rhode Island Hospital provides state-of-the-art services for inpatients and outpatients. The hospital's surgeons have expertise in:
Areas of special expertise include:
Specialized, state-of-the-art equipment includes lasers, laparoscopy (endoscopy video monitoring for multiple specialties and arthroscopy), rapid infusion sets, specialized monitoring for carotid and spinal surgery, the harmonic scalpel (developed and pioneered here), image intensifiers, and a heart/lung machine.
To refer a patient for surgery at Rhode Island Hospital, please call 401-272-1800 or fax 401-751-5124 during business hours. After hours call 401-521-0900 and page the surgeon on call.