Lifespan among first-of-its-kind program to perform robotic spine, brain surgery

Cutting-edge technology is now available in Rhode Island, allowing doctors to perform minimally invasive spine surgery.

‘New generation of surgical technology’ comes to RI Hospital

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Rhode Island Hospital is using new robotic technology designed with improved accuracy and safety to help guide neurosurgeons through brain and spine surgeries.

Top Doctor Recruited to Offer Advanced Treatments for Glioblastoma

Dr. Eric Wong came to Lifespan from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston where he served as co-director of the Brain Tumor Center and the neuro-oncology unit. He now leads the neuro-oncology program at the Lifespan Cancer Institute.

Brown Neurosurgery Launches Brain and Spine Robotic Surgery Programs!

Brown Neurosurgery is pleased to announce the successful completion of both the first spine and the first brain robotic surgeries on patients at Lifespan’s Rhode Island Hospital.

The Tapinos Lab Develops Cutting–Edge Methods For Treating Brain Cancer

RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL - The Department of Neurosurgery's Dr. Nikos Tapinos was featured in Rhode Island Hospital's "Advancing Medicine Touching Lives" 2021 magazine chronicling his lab's groundbreaking glioblastoma research.

Finding a One-in-a-Million Doc

RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL - The Department of Neurosurgery's Dr. Ziya Gokaslan was featured in Rhode Island Hospital's "Advancing Medicine Touching Lives" 2021 magazine chronicling a lifesaving surgery he performed on a patient in 2021.

Norman Prince Spine Institute