Medical Center

The Block Island Medical Center

The Block Island Medical Center is a Primary Care Facility providing community health care, able to handle urgent and emergent needs. Through our in-house Providers, partnerships with visiting specialists, and a mainland referral network, the Medical Center helps ensure the health, safety, and well-being of island residents and visitors

Hours Of Operation

The Medical Center is open for appointments:

Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM 

Please be aware that we are, first and foremost, a primary care facility. We ask that you please call the Medical Center for an appointment at (401)-466-2974 during regular business hours. 

For after-hour needs, it is necessary to call (401)-466-3220 to be triaged for further guidance or 911 for emergencies. 

Please do not arrive at the Medical Center without calling the appropriate phone number. 

Our Team

Our medical team consists of a board-certified Family Medicine Physician, a board-certified Advanced Practice Registered Nurse of Family Medicine, a board-certified Registered Nurse, two medical assistants, visiting specialists, and our administrative team. The Block Island Medical Center is a teaching site of Brown University Warren Alpert School of Medicine, frequently hosting visiting medical students and resident physicians. These visiting practitioners help care for patients under the direct supervision of our providers.   

Our Medical Director oversees the clinical and administrative staff, the quality of care, and the overall functioning of the Center. The Medical Director reports to the Block Island Health Services membership-elected Board of Directors. The Medical Center also has a professional advisory committee that supports the Board of Directors. To become a member and vote in the elected positions of our Board, click here. The Block Island Health Medical Center is part of Block Island Health Services, INC., a non-profit 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization.

Our Facility

Main level

  • A reception area
  • Provider offices
  • Three examination rooms
  • A resuscitation bay
  • A treatment room
  • A laboratory
  • An x-ray suite
  • Two dental/orthodontic offices 

Lower Level

  • Our regularly visiting practitioners use the consultation and treatment rooms for integrative medical services such as behavioral health, physical therapy, chiropractic massage, and acupuncture. 

Please visit our website  for more information and the latest Medical Center news.

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