Newport Hospital and Lifespan Physician Group, Inc. announce that pulmonologist James M. Ferguson, MD, who specializes in the treatment of ailments of the lung and respiratory system, has joined the hospital’s medical staff. He began on July 27 and is now welcoming new patients.

Ferguson is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed both his residency and fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where he is now an associate clinical professor. Prior to his fellowship, he spent one year as an intensive care hospitalist at The Miriam Hospital,  an affiliate of the Lifespan health system. He is board certified in pulmonary and internal medicine.

Ferguson has a special interest in lung cancer screening and identifying and improving disparities in health and health care. He is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, and American College of Physicians. 

For information or to schedule an appointment, call Newport Pulmonary Medicine at (401) 845-1599.

Richard Salit

Senior Public Relations Officer
The Miriam Hospital, Newport Hospital, Gateway Healthcare