Erin Kunkel, MD


Erin Kunkel, MD, is an obstetrician and gynecologist at Lifespan Physician Group, Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Kunkel graduated from Middlebury College in Vermont and earned a certificate in premedical studies from Columbia University in New York. She received her medical degree from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She completed her residency at Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia, where she was administrative chief resident in the department of obstetrics and gynecology.

During her medical training, Dr. Kunkel completed an elective resident rotation focused on both antepartum care and gynecologic surgery in Lima, Peru at the Hospital San Bartolome, as well as a summer in Ecuador as a member of Child Family Health International, taking part in their Amazon Community Health Program. She is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. Her areas of interest include women’s health, colposcopy, gynecologic surgery, yoga and holistic health.

She speaks English and Spanish.



Lifespan Physician Group Obstetrics and Gynecology Services, Providence, RI
West River Center (directions)
148 West River Street, 1st Floor, Suite 8
Providence, RI 02904


  • Medical School:  The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Residency:  Pennsylvania Hospital