MIUI In The News

The Minimally Invasive Urology Institute (MIUI) at The Miriam Hospital is at the forefront of innovative treatments, technology and research. In fact, our doctors and patients are often featured in the news and media due to our cutting-edge procedures and excellent outcomes. Here are just some of the stories about the MIUI that are making headlines.

Click on a headline below to view the story on the webpage of its original news publication. 


The front page of The Providence Journal was devoted to columnist Mark Patinkin's first-person account of his kidney cancer care at the MIUI. In photograph, Dragan Golijanin, M.D. 

Columnist Mark Patinkin chronicles his diagnosis, treatment for kidney cancer
June 9, 2019 (The Providence Journal)

No-Shave November: Fighting Prostate Cancer
Nov. 18, 2019 (ABC6)

Health Check: MOVEMBER is more than just growing facial hair
Nov. 19, 2019 (WJAR NBC 10)

Urologic surgeon at the MIUI awarded for teaching excellence
July 7, 2019 (Providence Business News)

Dragan Goliijanin, MD, explains benefits of active surveillance for prostate cancer
Feb. 19, 2019 (WJAR NBC 10)

Surgeon Dragan Goliijanin, MD, discusses bladder cancer
May 25, 2018 (The Rhode Show, WPRI-TV)

Miriam Hospital first in New England to use robot to treat enlarged prostates
September 1, 2017 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: RI's rate of bladder cancer highest in US
May 30, 2017 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: New proposed screening guidelines for prostate cancer
April 28, 2017 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: UroLift prostate treatment
January 24, 2017 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: Can a roller coaster treat kidney stones?
October 12, 2016 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: Drug approved to treat Type 2 Diabetes could cause cancer
May 13, 2016 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: Treating kidney stones 
January 22, 2016 (WJAR-TV)

A blood test used to diagnose prostate cancer is under scrutiny.
December 7, 2015 (WJAR-TV)

Surgical Precision
December 23 2013, (Rhode Island Monthly)

Health Check: Miriam Hospital opens new Kidney Stone Center
October 28, 2013 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: DaVinci surgical system
September 23, 2010 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: Blue light cystoscopy
November 10, 2014 (WJAR-TV)