Dr. Robert Risica, MD

Dr. Robert Risica, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Risica, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in East Greenwich, RI. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

1351 S County Trl Ste 303

East Greenwich, RI 02818

Contact Information

(401) 885-8484

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

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

Loss of Smell and-or Taste
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Pa State Univ Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • U MD
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • U MD
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Risica has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Risica's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Risica to family and friends
2.2
based on 13 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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

Dr. Risica's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Providence, RI |
I would not recommend Dr. Risica. He is not helpful at all. Does not listen, does not answer questions. Ignorant. Do not waste your life, time and money.
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East Greenwich, RI |
I would not recommend Dr. Risica!. He is not helpful at all. Does not listen, does not answer questions. He is an ignorant. Do not waist your life, time and money.
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Warwick, RI |
told me i had my tonsils and adenoids out. I knew that. Was told that i a risk for surgery at least 10 times. didn't tell me what he could or not do. Referred me to another Dr. For the same thing i went to see him for
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Dr Risica is not a very approachable person. My daughter who is a toddler and can not communicate well has seen him a handful of times. Each time my daughter has been scared. He did very little to comfort her and continued to tell me nothing is wrong with her golf ball sized tonsils. Well I know...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Risica accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Risica has admitting privileges

Kent Hospital
455 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI 02886
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