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Dr. Edward Pensa, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.5 (12)
Map Pin Small Providence, RI
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Edward Pensa, MD

Dr. Edward Pensa, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Providence, RI. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and is affiliated with The Miriam Hospital, Roger Williams Medical Center and Rhode Island Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Pensa an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Pensa works at University Gastroenterology in Providence, RI with other offices in Smithfield, RI. They frequently treat conditions like Hemorrhoids and Intestinal Diverticulosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Pensa's Office Locations

  1. 1
    University Gastroenterology
    33 Staniford St Fl 2, Providence, RI 02905 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 421-8800
  2. 2
    Office
    41 Sanderson Rd Ste 102, Smithfield, RI 02917 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 421-8800

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • The Miriam Hospital
  • Roger Williams Medical Center
  • Rhode Island Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Hemorrhoids
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Intestinal Diverticulosis

Treatment frequency



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Hemorrhoids
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Abdominal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Polyp
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Dysphagia
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophagitis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroptosis
Heartburn
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Ulcer
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Alcoholic Gastritis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Celiac Disease
Cirrhosis
Constipation
Dehydration
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Cancer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Food Allergy
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Nausea
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Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Pancreatitis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Splenomegaly
Unexplained Weight Loss
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
Vomiting Disorders
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    4.5
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    About Dr. Edward Pensa, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Portuguese
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    NPI Number
    • 1710058052
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Edward Pensa, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Pensa is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Pensa has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Pensa has seen patients for Hemorrhoids and Intestinal Diverticulosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Pensa on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Pensa. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Pensa.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Pensa, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Pensa appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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