Kent Hospital offers nearly every surgical specialty. The hospital's operating suites and outpatient surgical suites are staffed by a skilled surgical, anesthesiology, and nursing team who is committed to providing safe and comfortable surgical experiences at all times. The team is supported by the latest technology and advanced diagnostics.
Ambulatory Surgery Center
(401) 737-7010 ext. 32843
Care New England Department of Surgical Services
Ambulatory Surgery Center | Kent Hospital
455 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
P: (401) 737-7010, ext. 31287
Surgical Services Scheduling
P: (401) 681-2777
(Opening April 2021)
101 Plain Street, 4th Floor
Providence, RI 02903
P: (401) 736-4592
Our colorectal surgeons are board-certified in general, colon and rectal surgery, providing the latest in diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the colon, rectum, and anus. As part of our clinical affiliation with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, our surgeons work closely with colleagues in gastroenterology, oncology, radiation oncology, urology, and gynecology oncology to ensure patients receive comprehensive, innovative, and supportive care.
We have expertise in treating:
Our colorectal surgeons offer the following services:
Endoscopic procedures are done inside Kent Hospital's Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC), weekdays by appointments made through the referring physician's office. The ASC is equipped with eight surgical suites, five expansive suites, and three rooms designed specifically for endoscopic technology. Each suite has the latest equipment and is staffed by experienced endoscopy nurses, technicians, and assistants. These procedures are performed by board-certified private physician specialists who are credentialed to the Kent Hospital medical staff and have full access to the Care New England Department of Surgical Services.Services
Our orthopedic surgeons provide the highest quality care for patients with musculoskeletal injuries. They specialize in healing fractures, sports injuries, arthritic conditions, and work-related problems. Each of our physicians offers subspecialty expertise including spine surgery, joint replacement, foot and ankle surgery, hand surgery, and arthroscopic procedures for shoulder, ankle, and knee injuries.Services
Kent Hospital is a MBSAQIP-Accredited Comprehensive Center. Having surgical weight loss is a big decision. We offer a free webinar so you can easily find the answers to your questions, all from the privacy of your own home. By participating in the free webinar, led by Dr. Jeannine Giovanni, director of bariatric surgery at Care New England, you’ll learn more about the considerations of surgical weight loss, get to know Care New England’s expert bariatric team, and take the first steps to start your journey to a healthier life.
The goal at Care New England Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery is to offer patients access to the most advanced treatment options available in the plastic surgery specialty. The providers seek to offer patients the highest standards in patient experience, surgical outcomes, and comfort. This includes comfort with the surgical care team, with office staff, with your journey to a more healthful you, and comfort with your surgical result. The commitment is to the well-being of patients throughout the aesthetic or reconstructive surgery process. The program offers the newest, evidence-based approaches, using a patient’s own tissues when possible, to facilitate a well-healed, natural-appearing result.
Kent Hospital has board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeons on our medical staff. If your procedure requires ambulatory surgery or an inpatient stay, you will benefit from the use of our modern surgical facilities, experienced nursing staff, and state-of-the-art technology. Kent Hospital offers a full range of cosmetic surgery including:
Most plastic surgery is not covered by insurance. You should discuss your particular needs and interests in full with your physician. After your plastic surgery procedure, if an overnight stay is appropriate, you'll enjoy the hotel-like setting of a comfortable, private patient room.
Thanks to our clinical affiliation with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, we can provide patients with a team of thoracic specialists considered among the best in the region, offering care in a convenient setting close to home. Non-cardiac thoracic surgery involves evaluation and treatment of benign and malignant problems with the lung, mediastinum, pleura, chest wall, and esophagus such as:
Information on specific physician specialists is available through the hospital's Physician Referral Service at (401) 737-9950.
Kent Hospital provides vascular surgery in which diseases of the vascular system, or arteries and veins, are managed by medical therapy, minimally-invasive catheter procedures, and surgical reconstruction.
Stroke or "brain attack" is a vascular illness that can be a devastating and often unexpected event for patients and their families. Often, a stroke is related to the narrowing of the carotid artery in the neck. Another serious vascular event is a weakening in the wall of the aorta, the main blood vessel supplying the body from the heart. This weakening can result in an aortic abdominal aneurysm (AAA), in which the blood vessel bulges and then ruptures. AAA is frequently called a "silent killer" since it can also strike without warning. Venous insufficiency can result in varicose veins, pain, fatigue, and swelling of the ankles. Left untreated, these conditions can lead to ulcers.
Our vascular services include:
Welcome to Kent Hospital’s Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC). We are proud to provide you, our valued patients, with a new, unique, and truly special outpatient surgical experience that you won’t find anywhere else in Rhode Island. Our new surgery center combines an exceptional outpatient experience with a new, specially designed space, state-of-the-art equipment, and, right next door, the 24-hour support of our full-service hospital. The result is unparalleled ease of access, comfort, and peace of mind for those who need our services.
But there is more that makes this surgery center impressive and unique. By involving our physicians in the design and construction process of the surgery center, and by committing to work with our physicians to manage the surgery center going forward, Kent Hospital has built into the facility culture and an expectation of continuous quality improvement, safety, and efficiency.
Care New England health care services are staffed by Care New England Medical Group (CNEMG) clinicians who provide primary care and specialty services.
Guy Lancellotti, MD, brings nearly 40 years of surgical experience to Care New England. As the chief of surgery at Kent Hospital, Dr. Lancellotti oversees a team that provides exceptional patient experience with specially designed space, state-of-the-art equipment, and the 24-hour support of a full-service hospital.
Lucas Beffa, MD leads the hernia program at Care New England, offering highly specialized, cutting edge, and evidence-based care for people with all types of hernias through a multidisciplinary approach that includes surgical care, post-operative recovery, and optimizing nutrition.
George V. Cristescu, MD, was born in Ploiesti, Romania and he attended medical school in Bucharest. He emigrated from Romania seven years ago and graduated from The Cleveland Clinic General Surgery Residency Program in 2011. Dr. Cristescu has been in practice in eastern Kentucky until the summer of 2013. He is a board-certified general surgeon with an interest in advanced laparoscopic techniques including complex hernia repair, anti-reflux surgery, and intestinal surgery. He is married and has a daughter.
Marcelo C. DaSilva, MD, FACS, serves as chief of thoracic surgery for Care New England. He is board-certified in thoracic surgery, surgical critical care, and general surgery. Dr. DaSilva has special interests in lung cancer, lung cancer screening program, and is a pioneer in the introduction of lung cancer genetic testing (RNA expression profile with myPlan™) in the clinical arena.
Dr. Dosi received her medical degree from Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai, India, and a general surgery residency and research fellowship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), in Newark, NJ. She completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Dr. Dosi has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and has written a book chapter on the arterial disease. She was awarded as the best trauma resident during her training. Dr. Dosi is an instructor in surgery at Harvard Medical School.
Jeannine Giovanni, MD, is the director of bariatric surgery for CNE. She is a board-certified general surgeon with advanced training in bariatric surgery. She did her surgery training at Boston Medical Center and completed a fellowship in bariatric surgery at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT. She has been practicing since 2005 and has performed more than 1,000 laparoscopic bariatric procedures including the lap band, roux-en-Y gastric bypass, and sleeve gastrectomy.
Dr. Erik Hoy is a board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in aesthetic surgery of the breast and body, reconstructive breast surgery, autologous fat grafting, and anatomic breast implants, as well as soft-tissue reconstruction after cancer resection.
Melissa M. Murphy, MD, MPH, received her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. Prior to matriculating in medical school, she received her Master of Public Health and Master of Medical Science degrees from Boston University. Dr. Murphy completed a research fellowship and her general surgery residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and completed her fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Guy Nicastri is a board-certified general surgeon. Before joining the medical staff at Kent Hospital, Dr. Nicastri had served as the surgeon-in-chief at Memorial Hospital from 2007-2012 and again in 2017.
Abby White, DO, is a thoracic surgeon who received her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. White received her thoracic surgical training at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, where she completed a thoracic surgery fellowship.