Dr. William George CioffiJr , MD

General Surgery

(401) 272-1800

University Surgical Associates
2 Dudley St Ste 360
Providence, RI 02905


William Cioffi, MD, is the surgeon-in-chief at Rhode Island Hospital and is an expert in burns and smoke inhalation injuries. Cioffi served for seven years as chief of trauma surgery at Rhode Island Hospital before assuming his present role in 2001. He came to Rhode Island Hospital in 1994, after serving for 11 years as a surgeon in the United States Army. He was chief of the burn study branch at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (ISR) at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Recognized worldwide for its burn research program, the ISR is the only dedicated burn and extremity trauma research facility in the military. In February 2003, Cioffi led the efforts to care for 63 burn victims brought to Rhode Island Hospital from The Station nightclub fire - the worst fire in Rhode Island's history. Cioffi graduated summa cum laude from the University of Vermont, and subsequently from the University of Vermont Medical School. For more than 20 years, he has been writing and lecturing nationally and internationally on the care of burn and trauma patients.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 38 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training


Graduation Date: in 1981

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Rhode Island Hospital

Specialties: General Surgery

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • BCBS RI HealthMate Coast to Coast
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
  • Tufts PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. CioffiJr's Office Information

Fax: (401) 144-4815
Website: usasurg.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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