Dr. Walter Donat, MD

Dr. Walter Donat, MD

Cardiology | Male | 64 years old

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

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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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  •  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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  • 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
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • 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
  • 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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology

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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