Obstetrician-Gynecologist Gail Carreau, MD, Joins Newport Hospital

January 21, 2015

Gail CarreauNewport Hospital announced that Gail Carreau, MD, has joined Newport Women’s Health as an obstetrician/gynecologist. She began seeing patients on January 19.

A graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, Carreau has extensive experience caring for women with high-risk pregnancies.

“It’s exciting to have Dr. Carreau join the Newport Hospital medical staff as part of Newport Women’s Health,” said Crista F. Durand, president of Newport Hospital. “Her enthusiasm and expertise in navigating women’s health issues – including high-risk childbirth – make her a valuable addition to our team of women’s care providers.”

Carreau comes to Newport Hospital from Franciscan Women’s Health Associates in Tacoma, Washington. She completed her residency at the Yale University-affiliated Bridgeport Hospital in Connecticut. A fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Carreau is also a member of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. She joins a team of medical professionals in Newport Hospital’s Women’s Health Services, including certified nurse midwife Karolyn Zambrotta, RN, CNM, who began seeing patients at Newport Hospital’s award-winning Noreen Stonor Drexel Birthing Center in November.

Carreau said, “I like working with and taking care of women – listening to them, getting to know them and their families, and being able to give special attention to women with high-risk pregnancies in the effort to help women to have healthy babies.”

Carreau’s office is located at Newport Women’s Health, 19 Friendship Street, Suite 220, in Newport. She welcomes new patients and can be reached at 401-848-5556.