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James R. Myers, MD

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Contact Info

  • (401) 435-5533
  • 450 Veterans Memorial Parkway
  • East Providence, RI 02914


  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Miriam Hospital


  • Northwestern University
    University of Wisconsin Medical School


  • Presbyterian University of Pennsylvania
    Miriam Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate ABIM Internal Medicine
    Diplomate ABIM Pulmonary Medicine


  • Pulmonary, Brown University
    Visiting Fellow Brompton Hospital, London, England

Clinical Expertise

  • Internal Medicine
    Pulmonary Medicine


Dr Jim Myers has been a member of Coastal since its inception. He is a pulmonary specialist and internist in East Providence, and is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Brown University. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, and received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin. He did an internship at Presbyterian-University of Pennsylvania, and completed residency and Pulmonary fellowship at Brown University. He also was a visiting fellow at Brompton Hospital in London. He was chosen "Physician of the Year" at Miriam Hospital in 2006, and has also been a frequent "Top Doc" in Rhode Island Monthly. He is a past president of the medical staff at Miriam Hospital.

Dr Myers has a strong professional interest in asthma as well as lung cancer. He also helped found the Brown-Kenya project in Eldoret, Kenya, and has been participating in that project since 1998.