Minimally Invasive Urology Institute
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MIUI In The News

The Minimally Invasive Urology Institute (MIUI) at The Miriam Hospital is at the forefront of innovative treatments, technology and research. In fact, our doctors and patients are often featured in the news and media due to our cutting-edge procedures and excellent outcomes. Here are just some of the stories about the MIUI that are making headlines.

Patinkin Cancer Front Page
The front page of The Providence Journal was devoted to columnist Mark Patinkin's first-person account of his kidney cancer care at the MIUI. In photograph, Dragan Golijanin, M.D. 

Click on a headline below to view the story on the webpage of its original news publication. 

Community Focus: Dr. Elias Hyams Discusses Robotic Prostatectomy
Feb. 29, 2024 (WPRI)

Five questions with Dr. Gyan Pareek, Lifespan's Chief of Urology
Mar. 26, 2023 (Providence Business News)

New unique local research hopes to explain high rates of bladder cancer in Rhode Island
Feb. 17, 2023 (WJAR NBC 10)

Astounding cancer numbers in New England spur researchers into action
Feb. 16, 2023 (WJAR NBC 10)

Dr. Pareek appointed chief of urology for Lifespan hospitals
Dec. 25, 2022 (Providence Business News)

Dr. Gyan Pareek named new urology chief at Lifespan
Dec. 22, 2022 (Providence Business First)

Raising awareness about a common condition in men as they age
Nov. 22, 2021 (WJAR NBC 10)

Enlarged prostate? Newport Hospital has you covered with a new laser treatment
Oct.  21, 2021 (Newport Daily News)

The Miriam creates bladder cancer registry with R.I. Foundation grant
Feb. 7, 2021 (Providence Business News)

Statewide urologic cancer registry establishes in Rhode Island
Feb. 5, 2021 (WJAR NBC 10)

Dr. Pareek Comments on TV Personality's Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
Nov. 9, 2020 (WPRI-12)

New registry aims to find out why R.I. has the highest incidence of bladder cancer per capita
Nov. 5, 2020 (WPRI-12)

Five Questions With: Dr. Samuel Eaton
Oct. 4, 2020 (Providence Business News)

Advances result in new approaches to monitoring, treating prostate cancer
Sept. 28, 2020 (Newport Daily News)

Live assist robots the next wave in less invasive surgery at The Miriam Hospital
Feb. 7, 2020 (WJAR NBC 10)

Lifespan hospitals receive two new robotic systems to assist with operations
Feb. 7, 2020 (WPRI-12)

Miriam Hospital receives national ranking for urology services
Aug. 17, 2020 (WJAR NBC 10)

Columnist Mark Patinkin chronicles his diagnosis, treatment for kidney cancer
June 9, 2019 (The Providence Journal)

No-Shave November: Fighting Prostate Cancer
Nov. 18, 2019 (ABC6)

Health Check: MOVEMBER is more than just growing facial hair
Nov. 19, 2019 (WJAR NBC 10)

Urologic surgeon at the MIUI awarded for teaching excellence
July 7, 2019 (Providence Business News)

Dragan Golijanin, MD, explains benefits of active surveillance for prostate cancer
Feb. 19, 2019 (WJAR NBC 10)

Surgeon Dragan Golijanin, MD, discusses bladder cancer
May 25, 2018 (The Rhode Show, WPRI-TV)

Miriam Hospital first in New England to use robot to treat enlarged prostates
September 1, 2017 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: RI's rate of bladder cancer highest in US
May 30, 2017 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: New proposed screening guidelines for prostate cancer
April 28, 2017 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: UroLift prostate treatment
January 24, 2017 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: Can a roller coaster treat kidney stones?
October 12, 2016 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: Drug approved to treat Type 2 Diabetes could cause cancer
May 13, 2016 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: Treating kidney stones 
January 22, 2016 (WJAR-TV)

A blood test used to diagnose prostate cancer is under scrutiny.
December 7, 2015 (WJAR-TV)

Surgical Precision
December 23 2013, (Rhode Island Monthly)

Health Check: Miriam Hospital opens new Kidney Stone Center
October 28, 2013 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: DaVinci surgical system
September 23, 2010 (WJAR-TV)

Health Check: Blue light cystoscopy
November 10, 2014 (WJAR-TV)