Dr. Jan Penkala, MD

Dr. Jan Penkala, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Jan Penkala, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Lincoln, RI and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara in 1978 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

6 Blackstone Valley Pl Ste 501

Lincoln, RI 02865

Contact Information

(401) 334-2229

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

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Ovarian Cysts
very high
more than 93% of peers
Uterine Fibroids
very high
more than 90% of peers
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

33  Conditions Treated


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25  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Women/Infants Hosp Ri
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Penkala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Penkala's Reviews

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18 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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  • 1

Dr. Penkala's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I stopped going to this practice for a year after being a patient for ten because my doctors kept switching at this practice and I was not a fan of how cold dr.penkala was. I was forced back to penkala after an emergency and no other obgyn in the area had same day availability... He stated he was...more
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