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Release Date: 10/06/2015

Jessica Pineda, MD, has joined the Center for Women’s Medicine at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England hospital. Dr. Pineda will be seeing patients at the Center for Primary Care and the Center for Women’s Behavioral Health.

Dr. Pineda received her bachelor’s degree from Luther College and her doctor of medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. She completed an internship and residency at the University of Cincinnati in psychiatry and family medicine. Dr. Pineda’s recent resident work experience includes serving as a psychiatrist for the Inpatient Forensic Unit at Summit Behavioral Health, physician at Deerfield Urgent Care, addiction psychiatrist at the Prime Health Group, and volunteer physician at LifeSpring NCH Free Clinic.

In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Pineda’s research interests include women’s behavioral health surrounding obstetrics and overall mental health for the underserved in the community.

To make an appointment with Dr. Pineda, call 401-459-0230 or visit the Center for Primary Care or call (401) 453-7955 or visit Women & Infants Behavioral Health.

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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