Dr. Ralph Pearlman, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 70

Colorectal Surgery

Dr. Ralph Pearlman, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Southfield, MI and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Wayne State University medical school in 1981. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ascension Providence Hospital, Southfield Campus and Ascension Saint John Hospital. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Ralph Pearlman, MD

Providence Colorectal

22250 Providence Dr Southfield, MI 48075
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excellent Doctor! I have had 2 Colonoscopies that he has performed. He is the Best !
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Excellent service
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Fathalla Abdelsalam in Dearborn, MI – Jun 30, 2017
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Dr Pearlman has been doing my colonoscopies for years and I have been very happy with his care and concerns.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Elaine Boyke in Plymouth, MI – Nov 20, 2016
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Dr. Pearlman was the second doctor I seen this year for some issues that wouldn't go away. I was very fearful of the unknown and being a female in my 20's I was uncomfortable walking in there. I didn't feel like another piece of paper in his office. My first appt he put me at ease, did not rush me and explained things well. He told me what to do at home to get rid of my problem. I am happy to say I am finally pain free. If you are having any problems, big or small, he will be there to help you.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Megan in Ferndale, MI – Aug 16, 2016
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Colonoscopy with Dr. Pearlman at Providence Park Hospital. Very happy. Everyone was friendly, informative and professional. Dr. Pearlman was great.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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John H in Novi, MI – Aug 10, 2016
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I have not been to Dr. Pearlman's office in the last few years so I can't comment on the office cleanliness and the staff etc.Due to my family history I need to have a colonoscopy much more often than the one every 10 years that my insurance will pay for and Dr Pearlman makes this frustrating situation less difficult with his professionalism.
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  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
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Tamra in Novi, MI – Jun 03, 2016
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I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Pearlman to anyone dealing with hemorrhoid issues. Not only is he very professional, it is obvious he cares deeply about the patient. After he did an examination, he said, We're going to get you better. Others I had seen didn't speak this way at all. Simply put, a talented physician and a good man.
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
  • Long wait times
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Matthew Heise in Clinton Township, MI – Dec 21, 2015
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Care Philosophy

Going into the colorectal surgeon?s office can be a frightening experience. Many patients in my waiting room are there for the first time, waiting to receive...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Henry Ford Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Providence Hosp Med Ctrs
Residency Hospital
1986
Providence Hosp Med Ctrs
Internship Hospital
1981
Wayne State University
Medical School
1977
University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Undergraduate School
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Does Dr. Ralph Pearlman, MD offer telehealth services?

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

What are Dr. Ralph Pearlman, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Pearlman frequently treats Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage), Constipation, and Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System . See all procedures and conditions Dr. Pearlman treats.

Where is Dr. Ralph Pearlman, MD's office located?

Dr. Pearlman's office is located at 22250 Providence Dr, Southfield, MI 48075. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Pearlman's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pearlman performs Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Pearlman performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, or Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
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Constipation
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Dr. Pearlman treats Constipation more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Pearlman treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pearlman treats Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Pearlman treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Pearlman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gallstones
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ventral Hernia

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Providence Colorectal

Southfield Office22250 Providence Dr Southfield, MI 48075
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