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Internist, Gastroenterologist (digestive)
17 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Pianka is Good. Dr. Pianka has been reviewed by 28 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 3.5
Accurate Diagnosis 3.6
Bedside Manner 3.9
Spends Time with Me 3.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Pianka, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Pianka graduated from Upstate Medical University Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Syracuse. He has 2 awards.

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Pianka has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Rhode Island Hospital 
  • Newport Hospital 
  • Newport Hospital, Newport, Ri 

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph D Pianka MD is a male Internist, has 17 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Joseph D. Pianka practice?
Dr. Joseph Pianka has 1 office location.
Dr. Joseph Pianka practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Portsmouth, RI.
See Portsmouth Internists and Portsmouth Gastroenterologists.