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Dr. Philip Salko, MD

Family Medicine ·  Male · Age 37

Dr. Salko
1598 S County Trl East Greenwich, RI 02818

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Dr. Philip Salko, MD is a family medicine specialist in East Greenwich, RI. He specializes in family medicine.

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(401) 402-1043

Dr. Salko accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Salko's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • Hip Sprain
  • HIV Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Tension Headache
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Dr. Philip Salko, MD is a family medicine specialist in East Greenwich, RI. He specializes in family medicine.


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What People Say About Dr. Philip Salko, MD
I saw Dr. Salko for treatment of Plantar Fasciitis in October & November 2018. He referred me to a Physical Therapist who made my condition worse. He gave me a cortisone shot that was completely ineffective. He then charged me $112.00 for the injection above what Blue Cross paid for and in addition to the charge for the office visit. He refused to eliminate or reduce the $112. I recommend that people avoid this little egomaniac.
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Dr. Salko was very kind and good at listening to my description of my symptoms, however in hindsight, after finding the right medical team, I found him to be unhelpful by being too cautious about treatments and diagnosis methods. I had asked for an MRA with contrast in 2014 for my left hip and sacroiliac joint pain, and he rejected that method until last year, under my pressure he ordered the MRA with contrast which showed a significant labral tear that I had been suffering from for eight years
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I was sent to see Dr. Slako for a shot in my back. When speaking with him and going over my pain and what movements caused the pain he said that the problem was more in my hip. He said that if I wanted he could do the shot in my back but it will not help. They rescheduled me to come back two weeks later (yesterday) for the shot in my hip. Dr. Salko has a fantastic personality and I had no pain from the shot. He was talking with me the entire time. I highly recommend him.
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