Dr. Michael Gilson, MD

Dr. Michael Gilson, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Michael Gilson, MD is a cardiology specialist in East Providence, RI and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1986 and specializes in cardiology.

950 Warren Ave Fl 2

East Providence, RI 02914

Contact Information

(401) 228-2020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 97% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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18  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Rhode Island Hospital Lifespan
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gilson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gilson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gilson to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gilson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have had Dr. Gilson as my cardiologist for about 20 years. He is a brilliant physician and a fantastic person. With my history, I have come across a great number of cardiology health providers ( nurses, techs, excercise physiologists and internists etc.), and they all unanimously speak incredibly...more
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I first met Dr. Gilson a few weeks ago after a trip to the ER. The next morning he did a cardio version on me. He put me at ease with his kindness and compassion. When I left the hospital I was told That I would need a cardiologist,needless to say, I chose Dr Gilson. I had my first visit with him...more
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About 15 years ago Dr Gilson was the on call doctor who saved my life when I had a heart attack after brought into the RI Hospital Emergency Room. Since then he has been my cardiologist and has been excellent to work with over the years. I found Dr Gilson to be open, honest and easy to discuss...more
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