Dr. Robert Salk, MD

Dr. Robert Salk, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Robert Salk, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Cranston, RI and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from UNIV OF NEW ENGLAND COLLOF OSTEO MED in 1983 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

1500 Pontiac Ave

Cranston, RI 02920

Contact Information

(401) 739-2000

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. Salk performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers
Endometriosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Salk'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

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

40  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair
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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

  • UNIV OF NEW ENGLAND COLLOF OSTEO MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • William Beaumont Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Salk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Salk's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salk to family and friends
16 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Salk'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

He was very rude. Basically told me I was wrong for asking questions with regards to my health and told me I? needed to learn how to ask questions properly. He didn’t fully answer me and I? left there with no answers. I? will never go back and I? will never refer any patients there
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I called the office and was told that there were no available same day appointments. I told them that i needed to be seen right away, the receptionist talked to Dr.Salk. He told them to book me an appointment for that afternoon. He actually extended his work day to fit me into his already busy...more
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I have been seeing dr salk for the past fifteen years. He is the best doctor that I have ever seen. Over the years he has taken me thru many of life's hurdels. Most recently he performed a robotic hysterectomy for me due to my severe anemia and fibroids. We worked together for a few years before we...more
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Superb doctor. Helped me a lot. He was gentle and responsive . He callled me back the same day. Highly recommend
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I had my visit with Dr Salk , he was warm , compassionate and his listening skills were outstanding. I discussed my concerns and he listened without interruption. I was exceptionally pleased with Dr Salk, he was gentle, kind, clear and met all of my needs.. I highly recommend Dr Salk.
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