Adult Ambulatory Services

Rhode Island Hospital

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Long-term Acute Primary Care and Specialty Services for Adults

The department of Adult Ambulatory Services at Rhode Island Hospital is committed to accessible, consumer oriented health care.  We have incorporated both long-term 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 participation with community agencies.

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We are also committed to research and education and collaborate with area universities to provide a model educational setting for residents, medical students, and nursing students. 

Our outpatient clinics and centers are located in the Providence metro area.  Many of them require a physician referral to provide patient care.  Please speak with your primary care physician for specialty referrals.

Our Services

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. To schedule an appointment, please call 401-444-5662.

Our Diabetes and Endocrinology Service provides outpatient care and education for patients with diabetes and endocrine disorders. Appointments may be scheduled by calling 401-444-8344.

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.

Rhode Island Hospital's Center for Primary Care 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.

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 401-444-5280

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, please 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. Please call 401-444-5471 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.

Located at 2 Dudley Street in Providence, the adult and pediatric Burn Clinic employs trained professionals and advanced technology to provide superior care to each patient. A multidisciplinary team of physicians, therapists, nurses and technicians dedicate their expertise to treatment of burn patients. 

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.

  • Burn Clinic
  • Surgical Trauma Clinic
  • ENT Clinic
  • General Surgery Clinic
  • Urology Clinic