Dr. Fred Schiffman, MD

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Specializes in Hematology • Male • Age 68

164 Summit Ave # Fain
Providence, RI 02906
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Hospital Quality

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Miriam Hospital
164 Summit Ave
Providence, RI 02906
Rhode Island Hospital
593 Eddy St
Providence, RI 02903

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Accepting new patients?

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Miriam Hospital Oncology
Providence Office
164 Summit Ave # Fain
Providence, RI 02906
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    Dr. Schiffman's Experience

    Specialties

    • Hematology
    • Oncology
    • Medical Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Hematology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
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    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Thoracentesis
    2
    • Acute Leukemia
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anemia
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Bone Disorders
    • Breast Cancer
    • Burkitt's Lymphoma
    • Cancer
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemophilia
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lymphocytosis
    • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
    • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
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    • Melanoma
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neutropenia
    • Nodular Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Reticulosarcoma
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Skin Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thalassemia
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thrombosis
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Vascular Disease
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • von Willebrand Disease
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    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    New York University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1973

    Internship Hospital

    Yale New Haven Hospital
    Complete in 1974

    Residency Hospital

    Yale New Haven Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Yale New Haven Hospital
    Complete in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Schiffman & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Schiffman's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Miriam Hospital

    • Rhode Island Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schiffman to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Dr. Schiffman's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    1 response

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    1 response

    Experience with Dr. Schiffman

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Miriam Hospital Oncology
    Providence Office
    164 Summit Ave # Fain
    Providence, RI 02906
    (401) 793-2902 (Office)
    (401) 793-7603 (Fax)
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