Dr. Adam Klipfel, MD

Dr. Adam Klipfel, MD

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Age 49
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Dr. Adam Klipfel, MD is a general surgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ in 1996 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

208 Collyer St Ste 301

Providence, RI 02904

Contact Information

(401) 725-4888

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Klipfel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abscess
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Klipfel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • New York Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • New York Methodist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Univ Of S Ca
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Klipfel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Klipfel's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Klipfel to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Klipfel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Adam Kipfel was present and engaged before, during, and after my surgery. He took responsibility with compassion and cheerfulness. I give him the highest recommendation possible.
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Dr. Klipfel is a compassionate, kind, and excellent doctor. He diagnosed my issue and was quick to resolve it. He explains everything and he is an excellent listener.
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Dr. Klipfel was respectful, a listener, and his first choice, a non-invasive one, worked!
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Dr Klipfel is the reason I am able to live a somewhat normal life today. I had a condition where my large intestines stopped working, and he performed a complete colectomy to allow my body to start having motility again. He has an amazing beside manner, and a vast as well as current knowledge of...more
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