Dr. Peter Krims, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 66

Gastroenterology

Dr. Peter Krims, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Acton, MA and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1982. He is affiliated with Emerson Hospital. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Peter Krims, MD

Gastro Health

45B Discovery Way Ste 45 Acton, MA 01720
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(410) 737-4230
Telehealth services available

Accepting new patients

Hospital Highlight

Dr. Krims is affiliated with Emerson Hospital Concord, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Friendly Staff
    Patients said the staff was friendly. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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. Krims' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Diarrhea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Krims treats Diarrhea more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Krims treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Abdominal Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Krims treats Abdominal Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Krims treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Nausea
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Krims treats Nausea more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Krims treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Krims' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Celiac Disease
  • Constipation
  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Wireless pH Testing

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(410) 737-4230

Dr. Krims accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Dr. Krims' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Krims

3.7

Based on 20 ratings

5 Star
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4 Star
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3 Star
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2 Star
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1 Star
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What could be improved
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Dr. Krims is very kind, thorough and attentive to my needs. I would highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Oct 22, 2020
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My visit today was exceptional. The staff is so friendly and organized. The entire process put me at ease. The doctor followed up with my results and is extremely professional. I will certainly recommend Middlesex Endoscopy and Doctor Krims to my family and friends.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Judith McGue – Sep 22, 2020
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Dr Krims is very polite , good humored and patient oriented thus making my procedure as simple as an xray . The entire Staff made me welcome and comfortable .
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Marv Cohen – Mar 12, 2020
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I’ve had 3 procedures with Dr. Krims. They were all painless and comfortable. His nurses are very attentive and the anesthesiologist was personable and trustworthy. Dr. Krims explains what he found after the procedures in a private room. He’s obviously experienced and skilled. The practice is very busy but he spends as much time as you need for questions. The nursing staff calls the next day to see how you’re feeling.
What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jan 16, 2020
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Dr Krims may have 40 years of experience but if he had 40 seconds of bedside manner he would be more successful than he is. He and his staff are condescending and unprofessional and discuss patient concerns out in the open in a dramatic way. After not getting instructions for a procedure I was treated as a liar. There was never a humble moment when they realized their staff may have accidentally forgotten to give the patient instructions but instead took a defensive tone
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
7 people found this helpful
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Sep 19, 2018
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Dr. Krims was caring, professional, and knowledgeable about a procedure I had in his office today. He made a very uncomfortable situation very comfortable, not an easy task. I highly recommend him! Female/age 59
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Concord, MA – May 24, 2017
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Biography

Dr. Peter Krims, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Acton, MA and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Boston University...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

University Of California San Diego
Fellowship Hospital
University of California, San Diego
Fellowship Hospital
1984
Boston Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1983
Boston City Hospital
Internship Hospital
1983
Boston Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1982
Boston University School Of Medicine
Medical School
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Peter Krims, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Krims has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Peter Krims, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Peter Krims, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Krims frequently treats Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, and Nausea. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Krims treats.

Where is Dr. Peter Krims, MD's office located?

Dr. Krims' office is located at 45B Discovery Way Ste 45, Acton, MA 01720. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Gastro Health

Gastro Health - Acton45B Discovery Way Ste 45 Acton, MA 01720
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Emerson Hospital

Concord, MA

82% Patients that would definitely recommend, 12% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)