Dr. Michitaka Kawata, MD

Dr. Michitaka Kawata, MD

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Dr. Michitaka Kawata, MD is a general surgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from TEMPLE UNIV SCH OF MED in 2003 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

593 Eddy St

Providence, RI 02903

Contact Information

(401) 444-4000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Abscess
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more than 76% of peers
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
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more than 73% of peers
Anal Disorders
normal
more than 72% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kawata "As South Jersey’s premier tertiary care provider, the Surgical Specialties Institute at Cooper University Health Care provides the highest quality of care for every patient. Committed to excellence in education, research, innovation and leadership, the Surgical Specialties Institute at Cooper offers patients cutting-edge surgical options in a world-class facility performed by some of the region’s top surgeons."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • 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
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)

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Education

  • TEMPLE UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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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