WIFC Physicians Recognized as Top Docs

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Women & Infants’ Fertility Center Drs. Gary Frishman, Carol Wheeler and Ruben Alvero have been named to Rhode Island Monthly magazine’s annual list of Top Docs for 2016. The doctors were recognized in the reproductive endocrinology specialty.

Thousands of Rhode Island physicians were sent a survey and asked to name the specialists that they would choose if a family member or friend had a medical problem. The names that appeared most frequently on the survey make up 163 of the state’s finest doctors as voted by their peers.

Congrats to Drs. Frishman, Wheeler and Alvero! We appreciate all that you do.



WIFC Top Docs
From left to right: Dr. Gary Frishman, Dr. Carol Wheeler, Dr. Ruben Alvero

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About Women & Infants Hospital

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 major 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 12th largest stand-alone obstetrical service in the country and the largest in New England with approximately 8,500 deliveries per year. A Designated Baby-Friendly® USA hospital, U.S.News & World Report 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospital in Neonatology and a 2014 Leapfrog Top Hospital, in 2009 Women & Infants opened what was at the time 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 first mother-baby perinatal psychiatric partial hospital, as well as the nation’s only fellowship program in obstetric medicine.

Women & Infants has been designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiography; a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology; a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence by the National Institutes of Health (NIH); 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 and the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network.