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Robert Meringolo, MD, FACC

Robert MeringoloDr. Robert Meringolo is a diagnostic and invasive cardiologist, board certified in internal medicine and cardiology.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and was born and raised in New York City. His connection to Brown University began with an undergraduate degree in human biology followed by an MD degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. His medical residency and cardiology fellowship were at St Luke’s Hospital in New York.  

Dr. Meringolo has been in practice in Rhode Island since 1976. He joined Cardiovascular Associates in 2002 and he sees patients in the Providence and Warwick offices. Dr. Meringolo is on the staff at The Miriam and Kent Hospitals.

Teaching has always been an important part of Dr. Meringolo’s professional activities and he is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. His skills and commitment to education have been recognized by Distinguished Teaching Awards in 2000, 2002, and again in 2007. He is a member of the AMA, American College of Cardiology, Rhode Island Medical Society, and has served on the Hypertension Committee of the American Heart Association.

During his time in the Public Health Service both in Washington and in Vietnam, Dr. Meringolo began a lifelong commitment to help those who are in need of health care but cannot afford it. He serves on the Human Rights Committee for Attleboro Enterprises, Inc. which provides services for developmentally disabled adults. He has been a physician at the Rhode Island School of Design Health Service since 1976, where he now serves as the Medical Director.

Dr. Meringolo and his wife Debra, who have four children, live in Rhode Island. In their leisure time they enjoy traveling and biking together.

Dr. Meringolo with a nurse


  • Internal Medicine, 1974
  • Cardiovascular Disease, 1976


  • Cardiology Fellowship, 1974-1976, St. Luke’s Hospital Center, New York, NY
  • Medical Residency, 1972-1974, St. Luke’s Hospital Center, New York, NY
  • Straight Medical Internship, 1969-1970, Metropolitan Hospital-New York Medical College, New York, NY


  • Doctor of Medicine, 1969, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
  • Bachelor of Arts, Human Biology, 1965, Brown University, Providence, RI
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