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Our highly skilled, board-certified physicians offer expert care, specializing in the comprehensive evaluation and treatment of ear, nose and throat conditions.

Ear Conditions

Our physicians treat conditions ranging from routine earaches to much more complex issues, such as balance disorders and hearing loss.

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Nasal Treatment

We provide a comprehensive approach to managing nasal problems, such as allergies.

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Throat Care

Throat conditions are numerous and include basic care and treatment for a sore throat to swallowing and speech disorders.

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Serving generations of families with the most advanced care available, our specialists having been providing expert care for years.

Peter T. Nigri, MD, FACS

Peter T. Nigri, MD, FACS

Dr. Peter Nigri is a native of Rhode Island. He was born and raised in Westerly. On any beautiful New England Day you will find Dr. Nigri on the golf course or near the shore. Dr. Nigri likes baseball and is an avid New York Yankees fan. He has 3 children and 6 grandchildren who keep him and his wife very busy. Dr. Nigri is a board certified general otolaryngologist who sees adult and pediatric patients.

Brian E. Duff, MD, FACS

Brian E. Duff, MD, FACS

Dr. Brian Duff lives in Rhode Island with his wife and three sons. He is the Scoutmaster of his sons’ Boy Scout Troop and loves all outdoor pursuits. Dr. Duff is the only fellowship-trained Otologisist/Neurotologist in Rhode Island and his practice is limited to medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the ear and skull base. Dr. Duff sees adults and children.

Robert G. McRae, MD, FACS

Robert G. McRae, MD, FACS

Dr. Robert McRae lives in Rhode Island with his wife. They raised a family of three here in the city of Providence. Dr. McRae loves to golf on his time off and frequently can be found at the gym. He also plays the cello and enjoys classical music. Dr. McRae is a board certified general otolaryngologist and surgeon who sees adult and pediatric patients.

Charles M. Ruhl, MD

Charles M. Ruhl, MD

Dr. Charles Ruhl lives in Rhode Island with his wife and three children. Dr. Ruhl loves the outdoors and can be found outside on any beautiful day. His hobbies include, golfing, fishing, hiking and skiing with his family. Dr. Ruhl is a board certified otolaryngologist and surgeon who sees adult and pediatric patients.

Sharon E. Gibson, MD, FACS

Sharon E. Gibson, MD, FACS

Dr. Sharon Gibson lives in Rhode Island with her husband and three sons, their dog, Buster and their bearded dragon, Chuck. Dr. Gibson likes to camp and enjoys the outdoors. She likes to attend performances at the Providence Performing Art Center and Folk music festivals. She is a board certified pediatric otolaryngologist and surgeon who sees children from 0-18 years of age.

Joseph P. Bellino, MD

Joseph P. Bellino, MD

Dr. Joseph Bellino is a native of Rhode Island. He and his wife chose to raise their three daughters in the South County area of the state. Dr. Bellino loves gardening and has been buying plants and scrubs at local nurseries for over 30 years. Dr. Bellino is a board certified otolaryngologist who sees adult and pediatric patients.

Robert M. Risica, MD, FACS

Robert M. Risica, MD, FACS

Dr. Robert Risica is a native Rhode Islander. He was born and raised in Westerly. He, his wife and daughters have chosen to remain in the South County area. His hobbies are fly fishing, tennis and bicycling. You can often find Dr. Risica in the company of his new golden retriever, Parker. Dr. Risica is a board certified general otolaryngologist and surgeon who sees adult and pediatric patients.

Jan C. Groblewski, MD

Jan C. Groblewski, MD

Dr. Jan Groblewski joined our practice in 2009 and is one of only two fellowship-trained Pediatric Otolaryngologists in Rhode Island. He and his wife have two daughters and live in Providence. Dr. Groblewski is a an avid soccer player and enthusiast. He also enjoys skiing and is a lifelong Boston Red Sox fan. Dr. Groblewski is a board certified Pediatric Otolaryngologist and sees children from birth to 18 years of age.

Andrew E. Burchard, MD

Andrew E. Burchard, MD

Dr. Andrew Burchard joined the practice in 2012. He lives in South County Rhode Island with his wife and 2 children. Dr. Burchard likes to ski with his family in the winter. He can be found frequently at the gym. Dr. Burchard likes baseball and is a Boston Red Sox fan. He is double board certified in Otolaryngology and Facial Plastics & Reconstructive surgery. Dr. Burchard sees adult and pediatric patients.

Melissa Ramocki, MD

Melissa Ramocki, MD

Dr. Melissa Ramocki returned home to Rhode Island and joined our practice in 2014. She and her husband live in Rhode Island with their three children and two dogs. She is very excited to again live in a four season climate where the family can spend time at the coast and on the ski slopes. Dr. Ramocki is board certified in neurology with additional fellowship training in otoneurology, and she sees children and adults who have dizziness, vertigo, or balance symptoms.


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