Dr. Michitaka Kawata, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Male • Age 48
  
Dr. Kawata
Accepting new patients

Rhode Island Hospital

593 Eddy St Providence, RI 02903

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(401) 444-4000

Dr. Michitaka Kawata, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Providence, RI. Dr. Kawata has more experience with Transplant Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kawata to book an appointment.


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Dr. Kawata accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-WI PPO
Balanced Blue Preferred-WI POS
Blue Access Network (Wisconsin) PPO
Blue Access w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI PPO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-WI POS
Blue Preferred Network-WI
Blue Preferred Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Preferred Plus-WI POS
Blue Priority (Select Network)-WI
Blue Priority Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Priority WI Network-WI
Blue Traditional Network-WI
Bronze Blue Access-WI PPO
Bronze Blue Preferred-WI POS
Bronze Blue Priority-WI POS
Catastrophic Blue Priority-WI
Gold Blue Access-WI PPO
Gold Blue Preferred-WI POS
Gold Blue Priority-WI POS
Lumenos plans - Blue Access-WI
Lumenos plans - Blue Preferred-WI
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Platinum Blue Access-WI PPO
Platinum Blue Preferred-WI POS
Platinum Blue Priority-WI POS
Silver Blue Access-WI PPO
Silver Blue Preferred-WI POS
Silver Blue Priority-WI POS
Well Priority-WI POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Kawata

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Kawata treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Kawata treats other conditions, please contact the office at (401) 444-4000.

Transplant Surgery

Transplant surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on replacement of damaged or diseased organs with healthy donor organs and includes partial, single or multi-organ transplant, as well as living donor organ procurement.

Typically treats 54% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kawata performs Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy) more than 54% of their peers

Dr. Kawata performs this procedure more than 54% of their peers

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Dr. Kawata's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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i am 30 years of age and back in 2010 DR kawata performed and exploratory surgery for and obstruction on me and ive been healthy ever since I love dr kawata and if it wasnt for his patience and kindness i wouldnt be here today I love you dr Kawata God Bless
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Care Philosophy

As South Jersey’s premier tertiary care provider, the Surgical Specialties Institute at Cooper University Health Care provides the highest quality...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Awards

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Locations

Rhode Island Hospital

Department of Internal Medicine593 Eddy St Providence, RI 02903
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Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center

La Crosse, WI

86% Patient experience rating, 17% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2021)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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