Penelope Dennehy, MD

Penelope Dennehy, MD

Pediatric Infectious Disease Providence, RI

Professor of Pediatrics, Brown University

Office Address

  • 593 Eddy St
    Lower Level
    Providence, RI 02903
    Phone: (401) 444-8360
    Fax: (401) 444-5650

Penelope Dennehy, MD

Pediatric Infectious Disease Providence, RI

Professor of Pediatrics, Brown University

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatric Infectious Disease: General Pediatric Infectious Disease

Education & Training

  • Boston Children's HospitalBoston Children's Hospital
  • Brown UniversityBrown University
  • Tufts University School of MedicineTufts University School of Medicine
  • Radcliffe College

Certifications & Licensure

  • RI State Medical LicenseRI State Medical License1981 - 2016
  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1980 - 2017
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatric Infectious Diseases
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
    • Distinguished Service AwardPediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2012
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society2010

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Epiglottis - still a childhood disease to be reckoned with - "Clinical Consultation"  Dennehy PH, J Respiratory Diseases
    • Advances in the Prevention of Rotavirus-Associated Pediatric Gastroenteritis CME Monograph.  Rennels MB, Black RE, Chartrand SA, Matson DO, Dennehy PH, MPE Communications
    • Studies show new rotavirus vaccines safe, effective.  Dennehy PH, AAP News

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Infections in Children.  
      Peter G, Dennehy PH, Wedgewood RJ
      Editors: .Harper and Row Publishers, Inc, Philadelphia, PA
    • Principles and Practice of Clinical Virology.  
      Dennehy PH, Zuckerman AJ, Banatvala JE, Pattison JR
      Editors: .N Engl J Med, John Wiley, New York
      Edition 2nd,
    • Encyclopedia of Virology.  
      Dennehy PH, Webster RG, Granoff A
      Editors: .Academic Press, San Diego


    • Risk Factors Associated with Hospital Acquisition of Rotavirus Infection on an Infant Ward. Dennehy PH, and Peter G, PediatricResearch
    • Risk Factors Associated with Nosocomial Rotavirus Infection on an Infant Ward. Dennehy PH, Nguyen QV, Peter G, Pediatric Research
    • Determinants of Immunity to Varicella. Gershon AA, Steinberg SP, and NIAID Varicella Vaccine Collaborative Study Group, PediatricResearch


    • AIDS Transmission. RI Artificial Kidney Center, East Providence, Rhode Island
    • Mycoplasma Infections: Their Clinical Significance and Laboratory Identification. Massachusetts Association for Medical Technology. Sturbridge, Massachusetts
    • Workshop on Collection, Processing and Rapid Identification Methods for Viral Pathogens in Clinical Specimens. Northeast Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Providence, Rhode Island


    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
    • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • First Health PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Tufts Health Plan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
    • The full profile is locked and available to verified physicians only.
      Join over 50% of U.S. physicians already on Doximity and get access to this and over 700,000 physician CVs. Find your physician profile

    Physicians, view Dr. Dennehy's full Doximity profile to:

    • Trade HIPAA-secure messages
    • Send and receive online faxes
    • Refer a patient
    • See their complete CV