Corey E. Ventetuolo, MD, MS

Corey E. Ventetuolo, MD, MS

Medical Director, Adult ECMO Services; Associate Director, RI Pulmonary Hypertension Center; and Director of Pulmonary Medicine Clinical Research

Corey Ventetuolo, MD is medical director of adult ECMO services, associate director of the Rhode Island Pulmonary Hypertension Center, and director of pulmonary medicine clinical research at Rhode Island Hospital. 

Dr. Ventetuolo graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine. After finishing an internal medicine residency at Brown, she completed pulmonary and critical care fellowship training at Columbia University. During fellowship, she earned a master’s degree in biostatistics and patient-oriented research and received specialized pulmonary vascular disease training at the University of Colorado and New York Presbyterian Hospital. She is licensed and certified in internal medicine and pulmonary and critical care medicine.

Her research focuses on the role of gender and sex hormones and their influence on pulmonary vascular and right heart function, as well as the study of unique predictors of right ventricular function. She is funded by the American Heart Association and the National Institutes of Health and she has recently published in Circulation and the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

As the director of the adult extracorporeal life support program at Rhode Island Hospital, Ventetuolo has expanded the region’s Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) program to include novel applications in patients with pulmonary hypertension.

She is an active speaker and expert in the field of pulmonary hypertension and serves on national and international committees.



Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, East Providence
Brown Physicians Patient Center (directions)
375 Wampanoag Trail, Suite 302B
East Providence, RI 02915


  • Medical School:  Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Residency:  Rhode Island Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Fellowship:  New York Presbyterian Hospital