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Release Date: 10/09/2013

Renee Eger, MD, has joined Bayside Ob/Gyn, a private practice affiliated with Women & Infants Health Care Alliance. She is now seeing patients at 235 Plain Street in Providence and 60 Messenger Street in Plainville, MA.

Dr. Eger is one of five gynecologists in Rhode Island who recently achieved certification by the Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) of the Surgical Review Corporation, an affiliate of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL). She is performing all surgeries at Women & Infants Hospital, a COEMIG committed to offering women the most effective diagnostic and therapeutic techniques in minimally invasive surgery.

“In addition to providing general ob/gyn services, I continue to perform both major and minor gynecologic surgery in the most minimally invasive fashion,” said Dr. Eger. “It has been and continues to be an honor to take care of the health needs of women in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.”

Women & Infants Health Care Alliance, LLC, is a partnership with Women & Infants Hospital and private practice obstetrician-gynecologists, midwives, nurse practitioners and other caregivers designed to foster continuous quality improvement in the women’s health services available in the community and to improve hospital and physician alignment in the age of health care reform.

The organization allows the participating providers to enter into a hospital-affiliated partnership while still retaining the autonomy of their private practices, including maintaining their own office sites and staff. Providers derive the benefit of professional practice administration and improved financial stability, allowing greater focus on patient care.

Dr. Eger is accepting new patients. Call (401) 421-1710.

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.
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