Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute
A Top Cardiovascular Program
Rhode Island Hospital was named among the nation’s top cardiovascular programs, according to a 2017 IBM Watson Health study. Rhode Island Hospital was one of only three hospitals in New England to earn the distinction, and the only one in the state.
The Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute (LCVI) at Rhode Island, The Miriam and Newport hospitals provides the highest level of diagnostic, interventional, surgical and rehabilitative cardiac care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
We offer comprehensive cardiac services at multiple ambulatory center locations throughout the region for your convenience and include cardiac diagnostic testing and intervention, cardiac rehabilitation, heart failure management, congenital heart disease management and programs for lipid management, management of hypertension and disease prevention.
A Full Range of Cardiovascular Services
Our centers and services include:
Atrial Fibrillation Clinic
Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Maintenance and Prevention Programs
Cardiac Consultation Services
Cardio-Pulmonary Vascular Biology Center of Biomedical Research Excellence
Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic
Cardiovascular Research Center
Cardiovascular Testing and Diagnostics
Congenital Heart Program Electrophysiology and Heart Rhythm Disturbances
Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Services
Interventional Cardiology at the Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute
Lipid Prevention Program
Medical Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Program
Thoracic Aortic Center
Women's Cardiac Center at the Cardiovascular Institute
Combined Expertise in Cardiovascular Care
Our cardiovascular specialists work as a team, across all disciplines, combining their expertise to provide an individualized treatment plan for each patient. Our philosophy of care emphasizes easy access for patients and an easy referral process for physicians.
In the News
A team at the Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute implants the world's smallest pacemaker.
(WJAR News Channel 10, Rhode Island)