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Lifespan surgeon performs a lung biopsy with robotic assistance.

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Rhode Island Hospital is the first in the state to use a leading-edge lung biopsy procedure with robotic assistance. Hear Lifespan Cancer Institute’s Abbas El-Sayed Abbas, MD, explain how that helps patients. 

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Dr. Patrick McGann Named New Obama Foundation United States Leader

Patrick McGann, MD, PhD, director of The Lifespan Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center and associate professor of pediatrics and medicine at The Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, is among the first cohort of 100 emerging changemakers selected to participate in the Obama Foundation’s Leaders USA program.

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US News & World Report Names The Miriam Hospital the Top Hospital in Rhode Island

The Miriam Hospital has been recognized by US News & World Report as the Top Hospital in Rhode Island in its 2023-2024 Best Hospitals. An affiliate of the Lifespan health system and a teaching hospital for The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital has earned this honor for 12 straight years, starting with the first state rankings in 2012-2013.