About UEG!

The Mission of University Endoscopy Group is to provide excellent gastrointestinal care in a timely fashion. Personalized, efficient and comprehensive care is provided for a wide array of gastrointestinal and liver diseases, by employing the newest medical technology and the highest clinical standards.

University Endoscopy Group

Bayside Endoscopy Center

Administrator: Kathy Abiri, RN, MS, CASC
Clinical Director: Kerri Alfieri, RN BSN

East Bay Endoscopy Center

Administrator: Kathy Abiri, RN, MS, CASC
Clinical Director: Sherri Tager, RN

East Greenwich Endoscopy Center

Administrator: Jane Carr, RN
Clinical Director: Stacy Tabele, RN, BSN

Ocean State Endoscopy Center

Administrator: Tina Woods, RN
Clinical Director: Michael Jollie, RN

Business Office

Business Office Manager: Loriann Caldwell
Beginning on 11/6/17

Rhode Island Central Billing Office

1637 Mineral Springs Avenue | Suite 203
North Providence, Rhode Island 02904

Ph: 401.383.0530  |  Fax: 401.383.7807

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Gastroenterologists | Stomach Doctor | Gastroenterology Doctors & Specialists - RI

What is a gastroenterologist?

A gastroenterologist is a medical specialist with special training of the entire gastrointestinal tract involving the stomach, esophagus (swallowing tube), small intestine and the large intestine (colon) and rectum.

This specialty also treats conditions involving the liver, gallbladder and pancreas.  Common conditions for treatment are acid reflux disease, ulcers, colon polyps and colon cancer, colitis, hepatitis, gallstones and pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer.

Practicing at Bayside

University GI Physicians:


Paul Akerman
     • Mary Fortuna-Silva, F.N.P.
Pedro Barros
William Chen
Sheldon Lidofsky
     • Colleen Fullerton, F.N.P.
Lisa Mueller

Peter Margolis
Eric Newton
Kevin Palumbo
Theodore Palumbo
Edward Pensa
Pranith Perera
Thomas Sepe


Practicing at East Bay

University GI Physicians:


Thomas McMahon
Ravi Nadimpalli
Joseph Pianka


Practicing at East Greenwich

University GI Physicians:


Gastrointestinal Medicine Assoc:

Paul Akerman
     • Mary Fortuna-Silva, F.N.P.
Pedro Barros
Eric Berthiume
John Cribb
Angela Fishman

Lisa Mueller
Peter Margolis
Theodore Palumbo
Thomas Sepe
Philip Trupiano

Robert J. Bierwirth
Morris Elevado
Thomas McGreen
George Powers
Paul Roderick
Robert Wolfgang

Practicing at Ocean State

University GI Physicians:


Joel Spellun
Philip McAndrew