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Dr. John Kawaoka, MD

Dermatology ·  Male · Age 41

Dr. Kawaoka

Brown Dermatology

593 Eddy St Providence, RI 02903

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Dr. John Kawaoka, MD is a dermatologist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Brown Medical School in 2004 and specializes in dermatology.


Dr. Kawaoka's Reviews

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4.3

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First time visit and was very impressed with his expertise in diagnosis and treatment.
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Very thorough exam. He biopsied a suspicious lesion that turned out to be melanoma. Great recommendations and follow up.
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Friendly and attentive staff members from the receptionists to the nurses. Doctor has been great, an active listener and very direct in his diagnostics and action plan. I will confidently refer friends and definitely family to him.
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Biography

Dr. John Kawaoka, MD is a dermatologist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Brown Medical School in 2004 and specializes in dermatology.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Education

2008
Brown Dermatology
Residency Hospital
2005
Brown Internal Medicine Residency Program
Internship Hospital
2004
Brown Medical School
Medical School
2000
Brown University
Undergraduate School
2008
2005
2004
2000

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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(401) 444-7959

Dr. Kawaoka accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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

Background Check

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kawaoka's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Skin Infections
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kawaoka treats Skin Infections more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Kawaoka treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kawaoka treats Moles (Benign Skin Lesions) more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Kawaoka treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Benign Tumor
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kawaoka treats Benign Tumor more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Kawaoka treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Kawaoka's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Lyme Disease
  • Melanoma
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pemphigus
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Wart Removal
  • Warts

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Miriam Hospital

Providence, RI

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Rhode Island Hospital

Providence, RI

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)