Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Full Resource Name:

Rhode Island Hospital

593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903

(401) 444-4000

http://www.lifespan.org

Description:

A private, not for profit, 719 bed teaching hospital, a Major affiliate of Brown University School of Medicine, focusing on specialty and acute care, inpatient and outpatient. Serves as the Level 1 Trauma Center in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. Includes 87 bed Hasbro Children Hospital that is a fully accessible pediatric division.
** Community Liaison for Hospital: John F. Gillespie, Jr. (Free care form is available for people who cannot afford to pay)

** Ambulatory Patient Center, 444-5491
Hours: 8am - 4:30pm, Mon - Fri; pediatrics/medical clinics evening hours Mon - Fri
Adult outpatient clinics for medical, orthopedics, medical specialties, surgical, plastic surgery, oncology.

** Child Development Center, 444-5685; 444-6115 Fax
Director: Michael E. Msall, M.D.
Hours: 8am - 4:30pm, Mon - Fri
Services: Multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with motor, cognitive, communicative, developmental, learning, attention, behavior and genetic disorders. Specialty programs include feeding disorders, PKU-inborn errors of metabolism, Down Syndrome and related chromosone disorders, Cystic Fibrosis, meningomyelocele, Cerebral Palsy/neuromuscular disorders, Muscular Dystrophy. Center works closely with primary care physicians and community agencies and has partnerships with Women & Infants Intensive Care Nursery Follow-up, Infant Development Unit and Hasbro Children's Hospital Pediatric Rehabilitation. Center has applied to be a Rhode Island state CEDARRS site.

** Genetic Counseling Center, 444-8361
Director: Dianne N. Abuelo, M.D.
Hours: 9am - 5pm, Mon - Fri
Services: Offers genetic counseling for individuals at risk or potentially at risk for having a child with a birth defect or inherited disease/disorder. Genetic evaluation for all ages. Referral for prenatal diagnosis when appropriate.

**Rehabilitation Services Department, Adult, 444-5419; Pediatric, 444-5020
Director: Janice Moretti
Hours: Inpatient: 7:30am-5pm, 7 days/week
Outpatient: 7am-6pm, Mon-Fri
Services: Provides occupational, physical, speech therapy and audiology services. The services encompass all groups from birth to geriatrics. Hasbro Children's Hospital services the birth to 18 population. Hasbro Children's Rehab provides evaluations and assessments of children with developmental disability disorders, spasticity management, and sensory integration. Pediatric rehab services include speech and audiology evaluations; diagnostics, care plans, treatment and education aimed at maximizing function, emphasizing prevention and maintaining and/or improving quality of life. For adults rehab services include but are not limited to orthopedic, neurologic, cardiac, pulmonary and women's health. Specialities in hand therapy, urinary incontinence and pelvis dysfunction, driving evaluations, spine, aquatic therapy, fall prevention and balance disorders.

**Department of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, 444-5485
Director: Janice Moretti
Hours: 8am-4:30pm, Mon-Fri
Services: Provides screening, identifying, assessing and interpreting, diagnosing, rehabilitating and preventing disorders in communication, hearing, balance and swallowing. The Speech and Audiology section services from birth to geriatrics. Specialties include cochlear implant rehabilitation, voice disorders, cleft palate rehab, modified cine barium swallow studies for neonates and adults, ABR testing. Department is a Hanen Program Center for children with communication disorders. Also fits and dispenses hearing aids, including programmable aids.

**Pediatric Outpatient Clinics at Hasbro Children's Hospital
Adolescent/ Primary Care, 444-5980
Hours: 9am-7pm, Mon-Wed; 9am - 4:30pm, Th, Fri
Age Details: Ages 12 -18
Services: Provides medical, gynecological, health education and pediatric services. General or specialty pediatricians as well as parents, schools or institutions may obtain consultation for a particular adolescent problem. Prenatal consultations are available and newborn care at Women & Infants' Hospital may be arranged. Also offers Teen/Tot Clinic for teenage parents and their children on Tuesday from noon to 7pm and Friday from 10am to 1pm. Emergencies, call Dr. Suzanne Riggs, 444-4712,

**Pediatric Behavior, 444-5685
Hours: 8am-Noon, Monday
Services: Provides evaluation and management of children with attention and behavior problems such as ADHD.

**Pediatric Cardiology
Hours: 8:30am-5pm, Mon; 8:30am-4:30pm, Tu-Th
Services: Provides diagnostic and follow-up care for children with congenital or acquired cardiac disease. Patients are also screened for familial hyperlipidemia and hypertension. Physician referral required.

**Child Safe, 444-5980
Hours: 8:30am-5pm, Tuesday
Services: Acute incidents are generally seen in the Emergency Department, non-emergency cases evaluated in Child Safe. Multidisciplinary evaluation of suspected child abuse/neglect victims.

**Pediatric Dermatology, 444-8176
Hours, 8am-Noon, Wednesday
Services: Clinic is available by appointment for evaluation of children with skin problems.

**Pediatric Diabetes and Metabolism, 444-4609
Hours: Noon-5pm, Monday
Services: Provides care to the diabetic child. Evaluates and follows children, birth to 18 years of age, with diagnosed metabolic disease. Physician referral required. A copy of the patient's history, physical exam and lab tests should accompany the patient to the initial visit. Include growth data where available.

**Pediatric Endocrine, 444-4609
Hours: 9am-5pm
Services: Comprehensive evaluation and follow-up care of patients, birth to 18 years of age with endocrine disorders of childhood and adolescence. Physician referral required. Past medical records, x-rays and growth data are essential to initial evaluation.

**Pediatric Gastroenterology, 444-8306, for new referrals
Hours: 9am-4:30pm, Tu and Th; 10am-3pm, Fri
Services: Provides diagnostic evaluation, follow-up and/or consultation for children with chronic diarrhea, abdominal pain, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease and various other complaints of the gastrointestinal tract. Physician referral required.

**Pediatric Hemostasis, 444-8250
Hours: 8am-4:30pm, Mon-Fri
Services: Provides diagnostic evaluation and episodic treatment to hemophiliacs and other patients with abnormalities in blood clotting factors. A multi-disciplinary clinic intended to provide continuing supervision for all medical/social aspects of the patient with Hemophilia. Team includes a Nurse Coordinator, Social Worker, Dentist, Orthopedic Surgeon, Physical Therapist and Hematologist.

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Hours:

Office: Mon-Fri 8:30AM-5:00PM
24/7

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