Dr. Sheldon Lidofsky, MD

Dr. Sheldon Lidofsky, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(14)
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Dr. Sheldon Lidofsky, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

33 Staniford St Fl 2

Providence, RI 02905

Contact Information

(401) 421-8800

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. Lidofsky performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lactose Intolerance
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

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

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Bronx Muni Hospital Center Albert
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mt Sinai Bronx Va
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lidofsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lidofsky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lidofsky to family and friends
4.6
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lidofsky'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Both my husband and me have used Dr. Lidofsky for procedures. Nurses and staff are friendly and efficient and Dr. Lidofsky personally comes in after the procedure for a short visit to check on you and give recommendations if needed until the labs come back.
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My wife and I both see Dr. Lidofsky and have been impressed by his and his staffs professionalism. After one gets past the unpleasantness of a colonoscopy prep it is quite easy for the actual procedure. We have been his patients for the past twenty years.
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