Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island

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Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England hospital, is one of the nation's leading specialty hospitals for women and newborns. A U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital in Gynecology and Best Children's Hospital in Neonatology, Women & Infants was ranked number one in the Providence metro area and a top hospital in Cancer and Gynecology. The primary teaching affiliate of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University for obstetrics, gynecology and newborn pediatrics, as well as a number of specialized programs in women's medicine, Women & Infants is the seventh-largest obstetrical service in the country with more than 8,500 deliveries per year. In 2009, Women & Infants opened the country's largest, single-family room neonatal intensive care unit.

Women & Infants and Brown offer fellowship programs in gynecologic oncology, maternal-fetal medicine, urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery, neonatal-perinatal medicine, pediatric and perinatal pathology, gynecologic pathology and cytopathology, and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. It is home to the nation's only mother-baby perinatal psychiatric partial hospital, the nation's only fellowship program in obstetric medicine, and a hybrid fellowship in breast and gynecologic oncology, also the only one of its kind in the nation.

Women & Infants has been designated as a Breast Center of Excellence from the American College of Radiography; a Center for In Vitro Maturation Excellence by SAGE In Vitro Fertilization; a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence by the National Institutes of Health; and a Neonatal Resource Services Center of Excellence. It is one of the largest and most prestigious research facilities in high-risk and normal obstetrics, gynecology and newborn pediatrics in the nation, and is a member of the National Cancer Institute's Gynecologic Oncology Group.

More Information

For more information about Women & Infants Hospital, please visit womenandinfants.org. For the name of a health care provider on our staff, please call the Health Line at 1-800-921-9299.

Departments & Services

Women & Infants is one of the nation's leading specialty hospitals for women and newborns, and the primary teaching affiliate for obstetrics, gynecology and newborn pediatrics for The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Departments and services at Women & Infants Hospital

Request an Appointment

As a community service of Women & Infants, the hospital provides a Health Line staffed by registered nurses who are able to answer women's health questions and make referrals to members of our medical staff. Call 1-800-921-9299.

Find a physician on our medical staff

Parking & Transportation

Women & Infants Hospital is conveniently located in Providence, just off I-95 North and South. We also offer services at a number of off-site locations throughout southeastern New England.

Directions and parking information

Visitor Information

At Women & Infants Hospital, we know how important family and friends are to our patients. Our visitation guidelines have been developed to provide a resting and healing environment for our patients while also meeting the needs of our visitors.

Visiting at Women & Infants

Billing & Insurance

Many insurance plans require pre-certification or prior approval approval for hospitalization, including childbirth. Other plans may require that you notify your insurer upon admission to the hospital. Call (401)-274-1122 x2120 to speak with a financial counselor.

Online bill pay and information

Support & Therapy Groups

Educational programs, special events, monthly support groups, exercise and wellness programs are all offered throughout the year at Women & Infants Hospital and its offsite locations.

Events and support groups at Women & Infants

Clinical Trials

Today some of the most pressing medical concerns facing women and newborn babies are pursued by the physicians and scientists at Women & Infants. Clinical trials are integral to finding these answers.

Women & Infants basic science and clinical research projects


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