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Dr. Bret Ancowitz, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 45

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Dr. Ancowitz

University Gastroenterology

148 W River St Ste 3 Providence, RI 02904
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(401) 421-6306

Dr. Bret Ancowitz, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in gastroenterology.

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  • Hospital satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals

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(401) 421-6306

Dr. Ancowitz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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Dr. Ancowitz's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Esophageal Ulcer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ancowitz treats Esophageal Ulcer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ancowitz treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ancowitz treats Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ancowitz treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ancowitz treats Ulcer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ancowitz treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ancowitz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pinworm
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Bret Ancowitz, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

2000
New York University School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

South Shore Hospital

South Weymouth, MA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average