Dr. Philip Opalenski, MD

Dr. Philip Opalenski, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Philip Opalenski, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Cranston, RI. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 44 years.

725 Reservoir Ave Ste 205

Cranston, RI 02910

Contact Information

(401) 943-7222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Opalenski performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Opalenski does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

1 Sanction
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (9/11/2013)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Rhode Island
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Universita Degli Studi Di Roma La Sapienza (Facolta I), Facolta Di Medicina E Chirurgia I
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Caritas Carney Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Deaconess Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Opalenski has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Opalenski has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Opalenski's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Opalenski to family and friends
4.4
based on 13 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Opalenski's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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My mother was a healthy 69 yr old woman prior to a colonoscopy performed by Dr Opalenski in 2013. During the procedure, Opalenski perforated her colon. She was sent home and became septic. She spent has had multiple surgeries, many health complications, and at one point weighed only 60 lbs. It...more
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Dr Opalanski has helped me for over 20 years. He takes his time with you and truly wants to help you unlike alot of Dr's today he listens and then will help to try and find a solution. If there were more doctors like him the world would be a much better place.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Opalenski accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • 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
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Opalenski has admitting privileges

Landmark Medical Center
115 Cass Ave
Woonsocket, RI 02895
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Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
200 High Service Ave
North Providence, RI 02904
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