Dr. Robert A. Sylvester, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 75

10 High St Ste 205
Lewiston, ME 04240
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Dr. Sylvester's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Central Maine Medical Center
300 Main Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center
93 Campus Avenue
Lewiston, ME 04240

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sylvester

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Robert A Sylvester MD
Lewiston Office
10 High St Ste 205
Lewiston, ME 04240
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    Dr. Sylvester's Experience

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Hammer Toe
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
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    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Vasculitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Sylvester

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maine.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School
    Graduated in 1965

    Internship Hospital

    Med College Va Hospital
    Complete in 1966

    Residency Hospital

    Lemuel Shattuck Hospital
    Complete in 1968
    Med College Va Hospital
    Complete in 1967
    National Naval Med Center
    Complete in 1971

    Fellowship Hospital

    Va Hospital University Calif
    Complete in 1972
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sylvester & Staff

    • English
    • French
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Sylvester's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 5 hospitals where Dr. Sylvester has admitting privileges:

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    • Central Maine Medical Center

    • Franklin Memorial Hospital

    • Rumford Hospital

    • Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center

    • Stephens Memorial Hospital

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sylvester

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sylvester to family and friends

    17 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Sylvester's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 17 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Sylvester
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    17 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Sylvester accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Robert A Sylvester MD
    Lewiston Office
    10 High St Ste 205
    Lewiston, ME 04240
    (207) 784-1323 (Office)
    (207) 777-3394 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Under 10 minutes
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