Dr. George Powers, MD

Dr. George Powers, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. George Powers, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Cranston, RI and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in gastroenterology.

1150 Reservoir Ave Ste 201

Cranston, RI 02920

Contact Information

(401) 943-1300

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
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Powers'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.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

82  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

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

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Michael Reese Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Michael Reese Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Tufts New England Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Powers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Powers' Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Powers to family and friends
8 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Powers' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I started seeing Dr. Powers in my mid-20s and continue to into my 40s. He may have a bit of a dry personality but he is always professional, thorough, and accurate in his diagnosis.
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1st meeting with this doctor: Waited almost an hour to be seen. Receptionist was having a loud personal phone call that she finished before checking me in MD "interview" was awkward - he talked over me, and into his recorder. He did not do an examination at all. The icing on the cake.........more
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I felt very uncomfortable and unsupported in my intetaction with him. I found his tone rude and almost chastising. I will not be going back.
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Not good .. Dr was very rude and impatient ..
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During a time when I was very sick and confused I did something 'wrong' by seeing another doctor once, and when I returned to Dr Powers he berated and humiliated me to the point of tears, and then he continued doing that till I was traumatized. When I mentioned this to another physician's...more
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