Dr. Elias Arbid, MD

Dr. Elias Arbid, MD

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Age 58
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Dr. Elias Arbid, MD is a general surgery specialist in Johnston, RI. He graduated from University of Massachusetts / Worcester Campus and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.Read his story

1524 Atwood Ave Ste 343

Johnston, RI 02919

Contact Information

(508) 318-5111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
high
more than 89% of peers
Venous Insufficiency
normal
more than 84% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 72% of peers

Dr. Arbid'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.

Dr. Arbid's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Arbid "Dr. Elias J. Arbid graduated from University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester , MA, USA. He completed his General Surgery Residency at The University of Massachusetts Berkshire Medical Center Residency Program in Pittsfield, MA and the coveted Smithwick Fellowship in Vascular Surgery at Boston University . He is currently certified and recertified by the American Board of Surgery in Vascular Surgery . He is a member of a number of academic general and vascular surgical societies. Dr Arbid was Chief of Surgery at Maryview Medical Center in Virginia before being recruited to head the Section of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the Lebanese American University of Beirut. Dr Arbid served on the Foundation Board of the Hospital in VA, on the Medical Executive Committee and chaired many committees. He is a clinical ethicist and served as Chair of the Ethics Committee for many years.He has numerous peer-reviewed journal publications, book chapter, and abstract submissions presented at scientific society meetings. He has presented and has been an invited lecturer on venous diseases and on tibial endovasular recanalization at both regional and international meetings. He served as the Director of the Surgery Residency Programs at the Lebanese American University and mentored a large number of medical students and residents. He served on a number of committees including the IRB committee and the Faculty Senate of the University. Dr. Arbid has expertise in both open vascular and endovascular treatment of vascular conditions. He has extensive experience in aortic and mesenteric surgery, advanced limb salvage and amputation prevention for diabetic patients, dialysis access, and the treatment of venous diseases, varicose veins, sclerotherapy, lymphedema, and complex wounds. He serves as an associate editor for Frontiers in Surgery (vascular section)."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Arbid "I believe that caring for patients is a privilege they choose to entrust me with, and the best way i can serve them is by ensuring that they are an educated partner and participate fully in the process of decision making when it comes to her or his health."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • American University of Beirut Medical Center
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University of Massachusetts / Worcester Campus
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Berkshire Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Berkshire Med Ctr-U Mass
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Arbid has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Arbid's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Arbid to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Arbid's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Arbid is highly skilled and caring physician. Saved my leg when two other doctors said i should have an amputation. Treated me like a human being not another case.
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First time I walked into the office friendly staff on time . Dr walked in room introduce his self shake your hand explained everything to me he did 2 procedure recently he was wonderful in room he kept checking on me to see how I was doing how I was feeling. The whole tired office is great and...more
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