I am pleased to introduce you to the new Lifespan.org.

The website’s look is fresh and modern, but the improvements go far beyond the surface. Today’s consumers expect to find the information they need with a tap and a swipe on their smartphone, so the refreshed Lifespan.org has an improved mobile-friendly design.

While much has changed, it’s important to know that all the content you currently access on our website is still available – in an easier-to-use format. You can learn about Lifespan’s physicians, centers and services, and locations; gain insights into your medical condition; and tap into the wealth of information in our award-winning Lifespan Living blogs.

We hope you will find the new www.Lifespan.org a valuable health and wellness resource.

Timothy J. Babineau, MD

Timothy J. Babineau, MD

Prior to his appointment as Lifespan’s president and chief executive officer, Timothy Babineau, MD served as president and chief executive officer of Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. Before coming to Rhode Island in 2008, he was the senior vice president and chief medical officer for the University of Maryland Medical Center and School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. Before the 2005 appointment at the University of Maryland, Dr. Babineau held numerous administrative positions, including vice chairman of the division of surgery, surgical residency program director and director of the center for minimally invasive surgery at Boston Medical Center and surgeon-in-chief and medical director for the Boston Medical Center Surgical Associates at Quincy Medical Center. He has been a trustee for the University of Massachusetts and a member of its Audit and Finance Committee.