Welcome to Roger Williams Medical Center
An Outstanding Record of Quality and Patient Safety
Over the past several years, Roger Williams has received dozens of national awards and accreditations from the nation’s most exacting monitors of hospital care, including the Joint Commission and the American College of Surgery. Our commitment to achieving the best clinical outcomes possible is matched with our commitment to providing an exceptional patient experience.
Rhode Island’s Most Modern Emergency Department
In 2019, Roger Williams opened a spectacular new emergency department, a 15,000 square foot wonder of leading-edge technology, private patient rooms, and state-of-the-art workflow that assures every patient receives timely care and attention. And, we offer the state’s shortest patient wait time, averaging 30 minutes or less for urgent care visits.
A World Class Cancer Treatment and Research Center
As you will see on this website, We are home to the Roger Williams Cancer Center, a New England leader in cancer surgery and host to one of only two bone marrow replacement programs in New England. Our Cancer Center is also a global leader in cancer research and the development of new cancer treatments such as T-Cell immunotherapy.
Imagine That…A Providence Hospital Offering Completely Free Parking!
November 18, 2021
ROGER WILLIAMS EXPANDS PATIENT ACCESS
Roger Williams has reopened the Main Entrance to patients and visitors and discontinued self-screening as well. This is in response to the statewide vaccination numbers against COVID, the availability of the booster, and the vaccine to young children.
September 9, 2021
Roger Williams Names Surgical Oncology Chief
(Providence, RI) Ponnandai S. Somasundar MD, MPH, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery Boston University, has been named Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, at Roger Williams Medical Center. The announcement was made by N. Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS, Chair of the Department of Surgery.
August 26, 2021
CHARTERCARE ADJUSTS VISITOR POLICIES
Recognizing that Rhode Island is in a high transition zone for COVID-19 due to the Delta variant, as well as the increasing number of COVID-related hospital admissions across the state, CharterCARE Health Partners has implemented new visitor policies at Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital effective Friday, August 27.
March 25, 2021
Roger Williams Medical Center Opens Behavioral Health and Substance Use Emergency Treatment Unit
Roger Williams Medical Center has opened Rhode Island’s first completely dedicated emergency treatment unit to treat mental health, drug and alcohol medical emergencies that features private rooms for comfort, safety and privacy. The new 9-bed unit is the second and final phase of the hospital’s $18 million expansion and renovation of its Emergency Department, which treats approximately 25,000 patients each year.
Our Parent Company
We are proud to be a part of the Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc. family of hospitals.