Dr. Robert A. Salk, MD

Dr. Robert A. Salk, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male | 59 years old

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Dr. Salk specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practices in Cranston, RI. He practices at 2 locations.

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Worst ObGyn visit I ever had. He was rough and rude. He literally laughed at me when I told him I had PCOS because I wasn't "fat enough". I had been diagnosed prior to seeing him and again since. He told me that my only option was birth control even though I have a serious contraindication and would not discuss alternatives. It was so upsetting that I actually switched offices so that I never had to see him in the halls. Idk how he has a job.
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  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of New England Collof Osteo Med

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    William Beaumont Army Medical Center

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Tripler Army Medical Center

    Completed in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • C-Section
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wound Repair