Release Date: 12/05/2017
Renee R. Eger, MD, FACOG, medical director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Care Center (OGCC) and the Menopause Program at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, has passed the examination necessary to become a North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP). Dr. Eger is a member of the Care New England Medical Group (CNEMG) and is an assistant professor (clinician educator) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
Founded in 1989, NAMS is North America’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health and quality of life through an understanding of menopause. Those who hold the NCMP certification have demonstrated special interest and competency in the field of menopause. These include physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, nurses, and pharmacists, among others.
Women & Infants introduced its Menopause Program in 2013 with a multidisciplinary team of providers that includes obstetrician/gynecologists, internal medicine providers, cardiologists, behavioral health specialists, and endocrinologists.
Dr. Eger has been serving the health care needs of the women of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts for more than 20 years. Her interests include minimally invasive gynecologic procedures, evaluation of abnormal Pap smears, and abnormal bleeding, contraceptive services, adolescent gynecologic care, and routine gynecologic care. In 2013, she was certified by the Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology.
A graduate of Brown University and Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr. Eger completed her residency at Women & Infants Hospital and is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
For information about the Menopause Program or to make an appointment, call (401) 274-1122, ext. 42721.
About Women & Infants Hospital
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.