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  • Women's Medicine Inpatient Unit

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    The Women’s Medicine Inpatient Unit at Rhode Island Hospital – a partnership with the Women’s Medicine Collaborative – provides a full range of inpatient health services in an inpatient unit designed specifically for women.

    Ours is the only comprehensive women's health program in the state to be part of a full-service academic hospital.

    Our services include:

    • A full range of gynecologic oncology treatment and gynecologic surgery

    • Breast surgery and breast health services, in partnership with the award-winning Comprehensive Cancer Center at Rhode Island, The Miriam and Newport hospitals

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      Women's Medicine Inpatient Unit 

      What We Treat

      Our inpatient unit cares for women facing:
      • Benign gynecologic conditions
      • Gynecologic cancers
      • Breast cancer surgery and reconstruction
      • Comprehensive gynecologic surgery and treatment
      • Medical conditions during and after pregnancy

    • A multidisciplinary obstetric medicine team committed to collaborating with patients’ obstetric providers to meet the special and diverse needs of women with medical conditions before, during and after pregnancy 

    A Caring Environment Created
    By Women, For Women

    Our clinical inpatient team includes specialized medical-surgical nurses, all with ob-gyn experience. The nursing team consists of a nurse manager, registered nurses and certified nursing assistants caring for patients at all times. Many of our physicians are nationally and internationally recognized for their expertise.

    The recently renovated 14-room unit in the hospital’s Jane Brown Building has modern amenities such as private rooms with private bathrooms and showers, so that each woman’s stay is restful and healing.

    A Regional Resource For Ob-Gyn Surgical Services 

    Our surgeons are specialists in minimally invasive procedures, including laparoscopic, vaginal and the state-of-the-art daVinci robotic surgery.

    The technology and techniques available to our patients are designed to avoid surgery requiring large incisions. For our patients, this means less scarring, less pain and a shorter recovery time.