Dr. Richard Cottiero, MD

Dr. Richard Cottiero, MD

Nephrology  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Richard Cottiero, MD is a nephrology specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in nephrology.

1076 N Main St

Providence, RI 02904

Contact Information

(401) 861-7711

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
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypertension
high
more than 89% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Cottiero'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.

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

41  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis

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

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • New England Med Center Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cottiero has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cottiero's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cottiero to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Cottiero'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have been a patient of Dr. Cottiero's for going on twenty years. He is brilliant, compassionate, and has earned my highest praise, admiration and gratitude for his superb medical care. You could not consult, or be cared for long or short term, by a better nephrologist, or a better person. Lauri...more
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