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Dr. Joseph Pianka, MD

Gastroenterology*
3.7 (13)
Map Pin Small Portsmouth, RI
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Joseph Pianka, MD

Dr. Joseph Pianka, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Portsmouth, RI. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK / HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT SYRACUSE and is affiliated with The Miriam Hospital, Newport Hospital, Charlton Memorial Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Pianka an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Pianka works at Practice in Portsmouth, RI with other offices in Providence, RI. They frequently treat conditions like Hemorrhoids and Diarrhea 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. Pianka's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Joseph D. Pianka MD Inc.
    110 Clock Tower Sq, Portsmouth, RI 02871 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 293-5600
  2. 2
    Office
    110 King Charles Dr, Portsmouth, RI 02871 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 293-5600
  3. 3
    Daniel Quirk MD Inc.
    33 Staniford St, Providence, RI 02905 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 421-8800

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • The Miriam Hospital
  • Newport Hospital
  • Charlton Memorial Hospital
  • Rhode Island Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Hemorrhoids
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Diarrhea
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)

Treatment frequency



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Hemorrhoids
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Diarrhea
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Abdominal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Cholangitis
Chronic Gastritis
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Constipation
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Dysphagia
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophagitis
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroptosis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Vitamin_Deficiency
Vomiting Disorders
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Anal or Rectal Pain
Ascites
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Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Crohn's Disease
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Allergy
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis C
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Pyloric Stenosis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Splenomegaly
Stomal Ulcer
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Bile Duct Procedure
Colon Cancer Screening
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 Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    • Aetna
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    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts
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    • Connecticare
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    3.7
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    Based on 13 ratings
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    4 Star
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    About Dr. Joseph Pianka, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1023189370
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK / HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT SYRACUSE
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Joseph Pianka, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Pianka is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    13 patients have reviewed Dr. Pianka. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Pianka.

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