Newport Hospital

Providing award-winning health care to patients on Aquidneck Island and beyond
Newport Hospital Emergency Department

Welcome to Newport Hospital

Information for Patients and Caregivers

Founded in 1873 as a 12-bed cottage hospital, Newport Hospital is a state-of-the-art, award-winning health care facility that offers a wide array of services to the community. In addition to an emergency department that treats patients from Newport and surrounding towns, the hospital provides diagnostic and surgical services and is home to the renowned Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center and the award-winning Noreen Stonor Drexel Birthing Center.

Magnet Hospital logo for Newport Hospital

Newport Hospital: A Magnet Hospital

Newport Hospital has continuously maintained Magnet status since 2004. The Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) is considered the gold standard for nursing excellence.

Of more than 5,000 hospitals in the United States, only about 4 percent meet Magnet’s rigorous standards for best practices in nursing.

Newport Hospital Emergency Department

Emergency Services

When you have a medical emergency, you want immediate professional care. Newport Hospital’s newly renovated John A. and Hope H. van Beuren Emergency Department is open and staffed 24 hours a day, every day of the year, so we're here whenever you need us.

Newport Hospital celebrating 150 years logo

Newport Hospital: Celebrating 150 Years

Newport Hospital was founded 150 years ago, in 1873. We invite you to join us in a series of events to honor the role of Newport Hospital in our community and celebrate the generations of supporters, providers, and friends who have made it possible to access top-notch healthcare close to home.

Featured Centers & Services

Offering hundreds of specialized programs for our patients

Primary Care

Our affiliated primary care practices, part of the Lifespan Physician Group, welcome new patients and offer convenient extended hours. Internal medicine physicians see patients 18 and older; family medicine physicians see patients of all ages, from infants to seniors.

Newport Women's health

Women's Health Services

Our team of obstetrician/gynecologists and certified nurse midwives provide services to women of all ages, from wellness visits, through pregnancy and childbirth, to gynecologic surgery. Our renowned Noreen Stonor Drexel Birthing Center offers a home-like environment supported by state-of-the-art technology.

Two women in kitchen laughing and gesturing to camera

Lifespan Cancer Institute

The Newport branch of the Lifespan Cancer Institute provides state-of-the-art care for patients with cancer and hematologic disorders. We offer a broad range of clinical services, including medical oncology, surgical services, and infusion therapy for cancer and non-cancerous conditions, including chemotherapy.

Give to Newport Hospital

Every day we treat hundreds of patients who rely on Newport Hospital for the very best care available. And every day, we rely on support from caring people like you to help ensure our vital work continues. Support from our community is the cornerstone of everything we do.

Every gift, no matter the size, makes an important difference. Your generosity today is an investment in quality patient care on Aquidneck Island tomorrow. Please join us!

Upcoming Events & Recent News