Dr. Ralph Pearlman, MD

Dr. Ralph Pearlman, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(49)
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Dr. Ralph Pearlman, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Southfield, MI. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

22250 Providence Dr Ste 702

Southfield, MI 48075

Contact Information

(248) 557-9650

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pearlman "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 a colonoscopy (the traditional procedure for colon cancer screening), whose findings may change the patient?s life. Others are coming to me for a colorectal surgical consult, perhaps to remove a suspicious polyp, or even a cancerous tumor. I understand your fears. I will do everything I can to eliminate them."
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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Wayne State University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Providence Hosp Med Ctrs
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Providence Hosp Med Ctrs
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pearlman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pearlman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pearlman to family and friends
4.8
based on 49 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (49)

  • 5
    (44)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Pearlman'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Dearborn, MI |
Excellent service
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in Plymouth, MI |
Dr Pearlman has been doing my colonoscopies for years and I have been very happy with his care and concerns.
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in Ferndale, MI |
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...more
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in Novi, MI |
Colonoscopy with Dr. Pearlman at Providence Park Hospital. Very happy. Everyone was friendly, informative and professional. Dr. Pearlman was great.
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in Novi, MI |
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...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pearlman accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Preferred PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Pearlman has admitting privileges

Providence-Providence Park Hospital, Southfield Campus
16001 W 9 Mile Rd
Southfield, MI 48075
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