Dr. Walter Donat, MD

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Dr. Walter Donat, MD

Cardiology | Male

RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903 Get Directions
(401) 444-5142

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Dr. Donat specializes in Cardiology and practices in Providence, RI. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      4.2 based on 15 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Donat's Office & Staff
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      in Lincoln, RI |
      He saved my life. Thank you for all your patience with me. You never gave up when other doctors did. He is worth the wait.
      in Cumberland, RI |
      Best Pulmonary Doctor I've had over the years. Have had him for 3 years now
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      Specialties

      • Cardiology
      • Critical Care Medicine
      • Pulmonology

      Board Certifications

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      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Critical Care Medicine
      • Internal Medicine
      • Pulmonary Disease

      Conditions Treated

      • Acidosis
      • Acute Bronchitis
      • Aneurysm
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Arrhythmias
      • Asthma
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bronchiectasis
      • Bronchiolitis
      • Bronchitis
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Chest Pain
      • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
      • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Cough
      • Cystic Fibrosis
      • Ebstein's Anomaly
      • Emphysema
      • Empyema
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Murmur
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart Disease
      • Hypotension
      • Interstitial Lung Disease
      • Lung Abscess
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Lung Nodule
      • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
      • Pneumonia
      • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
      • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Edema
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Incompetence
      • Respiratory Failure
      • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Septal Defect
      • Shortness of Breath
      • Sinusitis
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Syncope
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Thrombosis
      • Tricuspid Valve Disease
      • Tuberculosis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Wegener's Granulomatosis
      • Wheezing

      Procedures Performed

      • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
      • Bronchoscopy
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Imaging
      • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Pulmonary Function Test
      • Respiratory Management
      • Smoking Cessation Counseling
      • Thoracentesis

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        Malpractice Claims not available

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Brown Medical School

        Graduated in 1977

      • Internship Hospital
        Rhode Island Hospital

        Completed in 1978

      • Residency Hospital
        Rhode Island Hospital

        Completed in 1980

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Rhode Island Hospital

        Completed in 1982

        U Mass

        Completed in 1984

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Donat's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiology
      • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
      • Malpractice claims in Rhode Island not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Donat's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Donat

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients