Dr. Plakyil Joseph, MD

Dr. Plakyil Joseph, MD

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Age 63
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Dr. Plakyil Joseph, MD is an oncology specialist in Cranston, RI and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Kottayam Medical College, Mahatma Gandhi University in 1981 and specializes in oncology, internal medicine, and more.

1220 Pontiac Ave Ste 101

Cranston, RI 02920

Contact Information

(401) 943-4660

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Joseph's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

92  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Kottayam Medical College, Mahatma Gandhi University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Deaconess Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Deaconess Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Brown University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Joseph has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Joseph's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Joseph to family and friends
13 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Joseph's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

While Dr. Joseph take some time with patients and explains options his plans do not seem to be very customized to the patient. He seems to know Juan stuff, so it's important to keep asking questions till all is clear. The most annoying part is the wait time at his office (over 40 minutes every...more
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Dr Joseph is a very caring Dr who cases for his patients. He takes the time to explains your treatments, test & answers all your questions.
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Do not use this doctor, all I am going to say ,
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Dr. Joseph has always demonstrated great dedication to my care, is respectful and kind and supportive.
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Dr. Joseph has always treated me with kindness, dignity, and respect whenever I have seen him in the office or spoken with him over the phone. I would not go to anyone else for my rare leukemia. His assistant is top notch. My only negative experience has been with ONE of the lab techs. One bad...more
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