Roger Williams Medical Center, a community-owned hospital and health care center

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A Center of Excellence for weight loss surgery

Weight loss surgery is not only recognized as an effective long-term treatment for obese people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes; it also typically leads to better overall health of individuals who choose surgery.

Roger Williams Medical Center is a recognized leader in weight loss surgery, having been re-credentialed as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence in 2012. The designation, by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Surgical Review Corporation, recognizes surgical programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery.

To learn more about our weight loss surgery program, click here: Also, you are invited to "like" the new weight loss surgery Facebook page at!/pages/Roger-Williams-Medical-Center-Weight-Loss-Surgery/388672104611739

About our cancer program

A message from Dr. N. Joseph Espat, surgical oncologist, Chairman of the Department of Surgery, and director of the Cancer Center at Roger Williams Medical Center.


Roger Williams hospital provides essential hospital care without charge (free) to uninsured Rhode Islanders with incomes up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Limits (and limited assets), and discounted care for incomes between 200% and 300% of the Federal Poverty Limits.

For more information, please contact the business office at (401) 456-2400.


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  • 9/8/2014
    First publication from HITM immunotheraphy trial at Roger Williams accepted to “Cancer Gene Therapy” Read More
  • 9/2/2014
    Dr. Abdul Saied Calvino joins Surgical Oncology  Division Read More
  • 8/29/2014
    CharterCARE recognized as a “Healthiest Employer” by Providence Business News Read More


  • September 17, 2014
    Pre-Weight Loss Surgery Tours - Read more
  • October 8, 2014
    Informational Weight Loss Surgery Seminars - Read more
  • 825 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island 02908
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