Dr. Robert Salk, MD

Dr. Robert Salk, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(16)
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Dr. Robert Salk, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Cranston, RI. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

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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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

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

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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
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex 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

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

  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salk to family and friends
3.1
based on 16 total reviews (7 with 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)

Providence |
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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in warwick, ri |
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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Providence, RI |
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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Manchester, NH |
Superb doctor. Helped me a lot. He was gentle and responsive . He callled me back the same day. Highly recommend
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warwick,ri |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Salk accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    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
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Salk has admitting privileges

Care New England - Women and Infants Hospital
101 Dudley St
Providence, RI 02905
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Kent Hospital
455 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI 02886
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