Extracorporeal Life Support Service (ECMO)

Meet the ECMO Team

The extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) programs at Lifespan are offered to adults and children of all ages as a method of life support. Our multidisciplinary team powers this program and consists of physicians, consultants, respiratory therapists, and bedside intensive care nurses. 

Cynthia Devers, RRT-NPS Headshot

Cynthia Devers, RRT-NPS

Manager, ECMO Services, Rhode Island Hospital

Julie Monteagudo, MD Headshot

Julie Monteagudo, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric ECMO Services, Pediatric Vascular Anomalies Service; Pediatric Surgeon

Neel R. Sodha, MD Headshot

Neel R. Sodha, MD

Director, Lifespan Thoracic Aortic Center; Director, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit; and Surgical Director, ECMO and Mechanical Circulatory Support

Corey E. Ventetuolo, MD, MS Headshot

Corey E. Ventetuolo, MD, MS

Medical Director, Adult ECMO Services; Associate Director, RI Pulmonary Hypertension Center; and Director of Pulmonary Medicine Clinical Research