Coronavirus Preparedness Update

How We’re Caring for Our Community

We understand the uncertainty all our friends, family, and community members face as we address the spread of COVID-19. Nothing is more important to us at Brown Dermatology than your health, safety, and comfort.

We are closely monitoring the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and are following all precautions and policies recommended by the CDC and the RI Department of Health to help protect staff and patients.

Our offices have implemented social distancing policies and have limited the number of patients gathered in waiting rooms according to CDC recommendations.

As we continue to provide patient care, we are committed to accommodating your needs. Please see the following appointment options for Brown Dermatology patients:

  • Reschedule appointment– If you or a loved one have any scheduling questions or concerns, please call 401.444.7959. Our team will work to reschedule any appointments and procedures for a later date.
  • Keep existing appointment– Our offices remain open, and patients are welcome to keep their existing appointments.
  • Teledermatology appointment – Brown Dermatology now offers teledermatology appointments when clinically appropriate. These appointments will allow patients to speak to their Brown Dermatology provider remotely via video on a HIPAA-compliant platform. Copays and deductibles may be waived by your insurance carrier for these visits. Please call 401.444.7959 for more information on this new option.

Important Patient Guidelines

  • If you or those you have been in close contact with feel sick or are currently experiencing fever or signs of respiratory illness, please contact your PCP for guidance. We ask that you please call 401.444.7959 to reschedule your appointment.
  • To help maintain a safe environment for our patients, staff, and physicians, please attend any scheduled appointment alone or with one (1) essential caregiver only.
  • Please click to read guidelines from the RI Department of Health to and the CDC help us take proper steps to prevent transmission of COVID-19.