James N. Butera, MD



James N. Butera, MD, is a board-certified hematologist/oncologist who treats patients with blood disorders including bleeding and clotting problems, leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. He sees patients at the Lifespan Cancer Institute at Rhode Island Hospital and the Lifespan Ambulatory Care Center in East Greenwich. He is a clinical associate professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. Butera’s research findings have been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, and he is the site principal investigator at Lifespan for several chemotherapy studies. Among other honors, Dr. Butera has received the Brown University Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award multiple times and been named one of Rhode Island Monthly magazine’s Top Docs for several years.



Cancer Institute, Rhode Island Hospital
Ambulatory Patient Center (APC Building) (directions)
110 Lockwood St.
Providence, RI 02903


  • Medical School:  University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Residency:  Rhode Island Hospital
  • Fellowship:  Rhode Island Hospital