January 3, 2013

Dr. Forte

Dr. Matthew P. Forte

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) is pleased to announce that Matthew Forte, MD has joined its qualified team of physicians at RIMI’s Rhode Island Vascular Institute. With ten years of experience in the field of radiology, including endovascular, mammography and neuroradiology, Dr. Forte brings a wealth of knowledge in the field of vascular medicine.

“We believe the addition of Dr. Forte to RIMI’s medical staff will serve to further enhance the services and care offered at the Rhode Island Vascular Institute,” said Dr. Gregory Soares, director of the Rhode Island Vascular Institute.  “As we continue to research and implement innovative ways to improve patient outcomes, we believe this starts with maintaining a board certified staff that is second to none.  We welcome Dr. Forte and look forward to utilizing his expertise in all facets of radiology to the betterment of our patients,” he said.

Prior to joining RIMI, Dr. Forte was Medical Director of the Vascular Access Center of North Jersey, and also served as Section Chief of Vascular & Interventional Radiology at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in New Jersey.  He holds licenses in Rhode Island, New Jersey and New York, and maintains a Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiology and a CAQ in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. Dr. Forte is also a member of the American College of Phlebology; the American College of Radiology; the American Medical Association; and the Society of Interventional Radiology.

RIMI radiologists hold faculty positions at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and subspecialize in all areas of medical imaging, including women’s imaging; bone, joint and muscle imaging; neurology; cardiology; and pediatrics.   Furthermore, RIMI radiologists are on staff at Rhode Island Hospital, Women & Infants, Hasbro Children’s Hospital and The Miriam Hospital.

A division of Rhode Island Medical Imaging, the Rhode Island Vascular Institute (RIVI) is an outpatient medical office as well as a licensed, accredited physician ambulatory surgical center located at 690 Eddy Street in Providence, Rhode Island.

For more information, call Rhode Island Medical Imaging at (401) 432-2400.

About Rhode Island Medical Imaging                                                                                                                                                      

Established in 1943, Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) maintains the highest standards of practice in medical diagnostic imaging. Their network of private facilities is staffed by board certified radiologists, registered technologists, and dedicated office personnel, offers physicians and patients prompt and professional service using state-of-the-art technology. The team of radiologists has broad based experience and subspecialty training in all areas of diagnostic imaging, providing patients with immediate access to consultations in any medical imaging subspecialty. RIMI radiologists also perform and interpret the full spectrum of imaging examinations at Rhode Island Hospital, Women & Infants Hospital, and the Miriam Hospital. Those activities are complemented by their academic commitment to The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.  RIMI’s goal is to provide every physician and patient with the highest quality in contemporary diagnostic imaging. For more information about Rhode Island Medical Imaging, visit