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Our primary and specialty care providers are at the heart of excellent patient care.
Lifespan's world-class physicians advance our academic mission through innovative research and a comprehensive range of services that support outstanding patient care.
Welcome to Lifespan
As president and Chief Executive Officer of the Lifespan health care system, and as a physician myself, I am extremely proud of our exceptional, world class care and the services we offer to our patients.
Lifespan Care Locations
- Rhode Island Hospital
- Hasbro Children's Hospital
- The Miriam Hospital
- Bradley Hospital
- Newport Hospital
- Gateway Healthcare
Founded in 1863, Rhode Island Hospital is the state’s largest, and its only Level I trauma center and accredited burn center. The principal teaching hospital of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital provides comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services, as well as expertise in cancer, cardiology, diabetes, emergency medicine, neurosciences, orthopedics and more. Award-winning patient care is our hallmark.
As a division of Rhode Island Hospital, Hasbro Children’s Hospital is the region’s premiere provider of pediatric clinical care. The hospital offers a broad spectrum of both routine care and specialty programs not available elsewhere. Hasbro Children’s has the only pediatric emergency department, Level 1 trauma center, pediatric critical care teams and 24-hour ambulance in the region. Our approach to pediatric medicine makes parents, who know their children best, an essential part of the care team.
Founded by the Providence Jewish community in 1926, The Miriam Hospital today offers a wide range of medical services, with notable expertise in cardiac care, total joint replacement, bariatric surgery, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, and men’s health. A major teaching affiliate of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, the hospital receives international recognition for its HIV/AIDS, behavioral health and preventive medicine research.
Founded in 1931, Bradley Hospital was the nation’s first psychiatric hospital exclusively for children. Today it provides expert, family-focused care to children and adolescents with psychological, developmental, and behavioral problems, through a wide range of inpatient, outpatient, residential, and partial hospital programs. A teaching hospital for The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Bradley Hospital is a national center for research in child and adolescent psychiatry.
Newport Hospital, founded in 1873, offers a wide array of services to the community. In addition to an emergency department that treats patients from Newport and surrounding towns, the hospital provides diagnostic and surgical services and is home to the renowned Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center and the award-winning Noreen Stonor Drexel Birthing Center. Newport Hospital has been designated a Magnet hospital for excellence in nursing three consecutive times.
Gateway Healthcare provides outstanding treatment, intervention and prevention services to adults and children of all cultural and economic backgrounds with behavioral and substance abuse issues, through its residential, outpatient and community-based programs. With more than 42 locations across the state, Gateway Healthcare delivers services to more than 25,000 Rhode Islanders each year.
Featured Centers & Services
As part of an academic medical center, our hospitals consolidate their expertise to offer the most advanced and highest quality medical care in centers of excellence that include cardiology, orthopedics, cancer care, women’s medicine, emergency services, and the neurosciences, among others.