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Cardiology

Brigham and Women's Cardiovascular Associates at Care New England

Care New England is proud to offer you the cardiac care and expertise of Brigham and Women's Cardiovascular Associates at Care New England, made possible through a strong clinical affiliation between Care New England and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

While this advanced cardiac care is normally only found in major cities, we know people want it in a convenient local setting. Thanks to our clinical affiliation with Brigham and Women's Hospital, we can provide you with a team of cardiologists considered among the best in the region. They are available to meet all of your cardiac needs from the basic to the most complex.

These cardiologists keep office hours at a number of convenient locations throughout the state including Kent Hospital in Warwick, Care New England Medical Group Primary Care & Specialty Services in Pawtucket, and Women & Infants Hospital in Providence. Also, when appropriate, we can quickly arrange for the most advanced, world-class care at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

Locations
Cranston

65 Sockanosset Cross Road
Cranston, RI 02920
P: (401) 681-4996

Pawtucket

Care New England Medical Group Primary Care and Specialty Services
111 Brewster Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
P: (401) 681-4996

Providence

Specialty Services
100 Butler Drive
Providence, RI 02906
P: (401) 681-4996

Warwick

Kent Hospital Campus Ambulatory Services Pavilion
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
P: (401) 681-4996

Care New England Wellness Center
Cardiac Rehabilitation
2191 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
P: (401) 732-3066

Services

From outpatient consultation to treatment in our Congestive Heart Failure Clinic to counseling for a heart transplant, Care New England is structured to care for you from diagnosis to treatment. With specialists like those from Brigham and Women's Cardiovascular Associates at Care New England, who provide a broad spectrum of cardiac services, you can rest assured that a personalized approach to your care will always be a priority. We perform our own pre-admission testing appointments here in the office prior to our procedures.

Our general services include:

Testing

Exercise and pharmacological stress testing 

including:

  • Exercise treadmill testing
  • Nuclear stress imaging
  • Stress echocardiography
  • Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography
  • Vascular imaging
  • Electrical cardioversions
  • Holter/event monitoring

Clinical Evaluation

We have consultative cardiology coverage 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Our team of Care New England cardiologists also offers inpatient evaluations, outpatient evaluations at one of our convenient sites, preoperative assessment, diagnostic testing review and second opinions for complex cases.CNE-Cardiology

Advanced Cardiac Care Nursing Support

Specially trained nurses staff the cardiac care units at the Care New England hospitals. One-on-one nursing care is provided for patients requiring cardiac intensive care treatments.

Cardiac Catheterization

Diagnostic cardiac catheterization labs, essential to identifying the severity of coronary disease, are located at Kent, Memorial and Women & Infants hospitals. The technology makes your procedure (including trans-radial access) as safe as possible and reduces your exposure to radiation. 

Our advanced services include:

Advanced Imaging Modalities

We offer an array of advanced imaging modalities, including transesophageal echocardiography and vascular ultrasound imaging, to identify complex heart valve disease, advanced vascular ultrasound imaging, and cardiac CT technology to identify coronary disease and coronary calcium build-up.

Cardiac Arrhythmia

This service, led by Dr. Bruce Koplan, provides a full range of consultative and procedural services focused on the heart's electrical system, including:

  • Pacemakers
  • Defibrillators
  • Cardiac resynchronization therapy devices
  • Electrophysiology studies
  • Ablations

Advanced Valvular Heart Disease

Led by Dr. Alice Kim, this service provides consultation for the management of complex valvular heart disease and referrals for valve surgery or valve procedures.

Advanced Heart Failure

This service, led by Dr. Garrick Stewart, provides a local resource for patients who have difficult cases of heart failure. Patients evaluated in this clinic can be considered for a heart transplant or other procedures.

Pulmonary Hypertension Adult Congenital Heart Disease

This service, led by Dr. Fred Wu, provides consultation for patients with pulmonary hypertension and symptoms that might require advanced medical or interventional management. This clinic also serves adult patients with a history of congenital heart disease requiring local follow up.

Programs

We have established a number of cardiac programs, ensuring patients receive the highest quality care. We work closely with our colleagues at Brigham and Women's Hospital, managing each and every case with a personalized approach. We also offer a support group to defibrillator/ICD patients. 

Congestive Heart Failure Population Health Management

Care New England was awarded a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Grant to develop a system-wide infrastructure that allows for improved communication and technology use between providers related to the care of patients with congestive heart failure. The goal of the program is to reduce hospital readmissions for congestive heart failure.

Cardiovascular Clinical Research

Care New England cardiovascular services has active clinical trials that are recruiting patients in such areas as arrhythmia, congestive heart failure and coronary artery disease.

Community OutreachCNE-Cardiology - Friends

One of the most important goals of the cardiovascular program at Care New England is to educate and support patients in their local communities. From "Day of Dance" celebrations related to women's cardiovascular health to support groups for defibrillator/ICD patients, Care New England cardiologists are committed to community service. Call (401) 681-4996 to learn more.

Cardiac Wellness Program

Our experienced Care New England Wellness Center team will work with you to create an individualized exercise program to meet your specific needs. An exercise physiologist will provide weekly blood pressure and heart rate readings, and ECG and glucose monitoring as needed. The cardiac maintenance team will educate you about nutrition, lifestyle modification and weight loss to help you on your journey to a healthier lifestyle.  We now offer a cardiac rehab program at the Wellness Center at 2191 Post Rd in Warwick. Please visit the Cardiac Wellness Program or call (401) 732-3066 to learn more.

Meet the Team

Doctors - Providence
Thomas E. Noonan, MD
Specialty: Cardiology
Cardiovascular Associates at Care New England
100 Butler Drive
Providence, RI 02906
Office: (401) 681-4996
Fax: (401) 889-5002

Fred Ming-Chieh Wu, MD
Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease
Patricia Rompf, LLC
235 Plain Street, #301
Providence, RI 02905
Office: (401) 421-4186
Fax: (401) 273-4820
Doctors - Warwick
Lauralyn Cannistra, MD
Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

Chester M. Hedgepeth, MD
Specialty: Cardiology
Kent Hospital
455 Tollgate Road, Purple Suite
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 681-4996
Fax: (401) 921-6569
 
Heather M. Hurlburt, MD
Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease
Kent Hospital, CNE Cardiovascular Care - ASC
455 Toll Gate Road, Suite Purple
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 681-4996
Fax: (401) 921-6569
 
Jennifer Flynn Jarbeau, MD
Specialty: Cardiology
Brigham & Women's Cardiology
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 681-4996
Fax: (401) 921-6569
 
Tsuyoshi Kanekos, MD
Advanced Valvular Disease Clinic

Kent Hospital 
Ambulatory Services Pavilion
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 681-4996

Alice Yang-Hee Kim, MD
Specialty: Cardiology
Brigham & Women's Cardiovascular Associates 
Kent Hospital
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 681-4996
Fax: (401) 921-6569
 
Bruce Koplan, MD
Arrhythmia Service

Kent Hospital
Ambulatory Services Pavilion
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 681-4996

Junyang Lou, MD
Specialty: Interventional Cardiology
CNEMG Brigham & Women's Cardiovascular Associates at CNE
Kent Ambulatory Services Pavilion
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 681-4996
Fax: (401) 736-1010
 
Murli K. Raman, MD
Specialty: Interventional Cardiology
CNEMG Brigham & Women's Cardiovascular Associates at CNE
Kent Ambulatory Service Pavilion
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Office:(401) 681-4996
Fax: (401) 736-1010
 
Teresa Slomka, MD
Specialty: Cardiology
BWH Cardiology of CNE
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 681-4996
Fax: (401) 921-6569
 
Garrick C. Stewart, MD
Specialty: Cardiology
 
Ara Leon Tachjian, MD
Specialty: Cardiology
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
 
Thomas M. Tadros, MD
Specialty: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
CNEMG Brigham & Women's Cardiovascular Associates at CNE
Kent Ambulatory Services Pavilion
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
 
David O. Williams, MD
Specialty: Cardiology
 
Physicians Assistants - Warwick

Steven S. Berkowitz, PA-C
Specialty: Cardiology
Kent Hospital, Cardiac Cath Lab
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 737-7010
Fax: (401) 736-1021

Wayne B. Boyer, PA-C
Specialty: Cardiology
Kent Hospital, Cardiac Cath Lab
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 737-7010

 

Nurse Practitioners - Warwick

Kristin J. Beauregard, NP
Specialty: Cardiology
Kent Hospital, Cardiac Cath Lab
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886

Aimee L. Bollentin, NP
Specialty: Cardiology
Brigham and Women's Cardiovascular Assoc at Care New England
Ambulatory Services Pavillon
455 Tollgate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 681-4996
Fax: (401) 921-6569

Donna Fallon, NP
Specialty: Cardiology
Kent Hospital, Cardiology Department
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 737-7010

Kathleen M. Robinson, NP
Specialty: Cardiology
ASP Suite Purple - Cardiology
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 681-4996
Fax: (401) 921-6569

 

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses - Warwick

Jennifer L. Gillis, APRN
Specialty: Cardiology
Kent Hospital 
10 Health Lane, Trowbridge-4th Floor Cardiology
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 737-7010

Susan E. Howe, APRN
Specialty: Cardiology
Kent Hospital, Cardiology Department-ASP Suite Purple
455 Tollgate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 681-4996
Fax: (401) 921-6569

Kathleen M. Phillips, APRN
Specialty: Internal Medicine
ASP - Suite Purple - Cardiology
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 681-4996
Fax: (401) 921-6569

Jenna Spinelli, APRN
Specialty: Cardiology
CNEMG Brigham & Women's Cardiovascular Associates at CNE
Kent Ambulatory Services Pavilion
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Office: (401) 681-4996
Fax: (401) 921-6569