Anne C. Pappas Center for Breast Imaging

Rhode Island Hospital

About the Anne C. Pappas Center for Breast Imaging

Our team of experts specializes in breast imaging to provide the most advanced breast care available. Your examination is performed by experienced mammography and ultrasound technologists, and interpreted by our board-certified, breast fellowship-trained, highly experienced, specialized radiologists—all of whom put your care and comfort first.

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Contact the Anne C. Pappas Center

For more information or to make an appointment for a mammogram or other breast imaging exam, please contact us.

Phone: 401-444-7770


The Anne C. Pappas Center for Breast Imaging at Rhode Island Hospital has earned the Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation from the American College of Radiology. The designation requires accreditation in all areas of breast imaging, including mammography, ultrasound, MRI, and breast biopsy. It reflects our commitment to providing the highest levels of care and our dedication to improving women’s health. In addition to achieving state-of-the art clinical care, our radiologists are nationally recognized leaders through their research and their work in academic medicine.

Types of Breast Imaging Exams

Lifespan Medical Imaging offers full-service breast screenings as well as diagnostic examinations and procedures.

  • Digital breast tomosynthesis (3-D mammography)
  • Digital mammography
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Breast MRI
  • Breast needle biopsy
  • Breast cyst or fine needle aspiration
  • Cryoablation
  • Second opinion review of images/consultation

Anne C. Pappas Center Celebrates 25 Years of Saving Lives

Anne C. Pappas was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1971 and passed away four years later. Her sister, Sandy Stamoulis, explains in this video how Anne’s family was inspired to make the foundational gift to create the Anne C. Pappas Center for Breast Imaging in her memory.

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25 Years of Excellence in Breast Imaging

Learn about the history of the Anne C. Pappas Center for Breast Imaging

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How You Can Help

Support from our donors advances the mission of the Anne C. Pappas Center for Breast Imaging at Lifespan, helping our team provide outstanding care.

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Laurie DeRuosi, NP

Delivering Health with Care

Thanks to nurse practitioner Laurie DeRuosi, biopsy patients can end each visit with a sweet treat.

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