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About Dr. Patricia M Solga

Dr. Patricia M Solga, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Providence, RI. She has 34 years of experience. Her specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

27 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Patricia M Solga is Good. Dr. Patricia M Solga has been rated by 27 patients. From those 27 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Patricia M Solga is 3.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

University Orthopedics

2 Dudley St Ste 200
Providence, RI 02905
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Specialties

Dr. Patricia M Solga has the following 1 specialty

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Expertise

    15 Expertise

  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Hip Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Bone Fracture
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Herniated Disc

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Reviews

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Mean and Unprofessional

I used to see Dr. Solga for scoliosis and I remember how horrible she was then (mainly how she complained to my mother that I had "trunkle obesity" and should lose weight. I was 11 and at a perfectly healthy weight.) Recently I went in to see her with lower thumb/upper wrist pain. Upon seeing her my hand was very bruised and a little swollen. I wanted to see an orthopedist because I had broken my wrist twice already, and I knew the pain that goes with it very well. She said X-rays were clear and said it was probably just a sprain, though she did cast it for two weeks. Upon the second appointment, we expected her to order more X-rays (I've had fractures before where you can't see them until they start to heal), but she didn't. She said "stop complaining," "there's nothing wrong with you," and when we tried to tell her that my hand still hurt she interrupted us and said, "it JUST came out of a cast, it will!" I've had 5 casts. I know the difference between pain and stiffness. Lastly, she stood at the door and said, "Just leave, get a lollipop," and pointed her finger towards the exit. We waited 46 minutes for a 3 minute "consult". Basically, she's a jerk and I'm still having significant pain.

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Amazing surgeon

Dr Solga might not have the best bedside manner but that's not what I was looking for. I would rather have a talented surgeon then a good bedside manner. Dr solga does not sugarcoat anything and that's what I like. My son was diagnosed with perthes disease and we were looking for one of the best surgeon 's and that's what we got. We will forever be great full to Dr Solga it is because of her skill that my son has a normal life. It has been almost five years that he had hid surgery and has no limitation's. He will be a freshman in high school next year and will be playing football for the first time in his life and if it were not for her talented skill that would not be possible. Bedside manner only goes so far but having a surgeon who is amazingly talented that's what I want! Forever great full.

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Five Stars

Dr. solga gave me my shot at having a normal childhood and life. When I was 4 1/2 she performed an amazing surgery that changed my life and enabled me to walk again. I thank you dr. Solga. ~gd

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Lower black pain with some numbness in the foot at times

my daughter was very upset with this doctor,this doctor does not have very good bed side manners, my daughter thought that she was rude .And she was trying to rush us out .

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Would not trust any other Ortho with my kids. Would recommend her to family and friends. She is a perfectionist when it comes to surgery and outcome! She has been our Ortho for 2 bone injuries, 1 that required surgery and 1 that did not.
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  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Patricia M Solga accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • BCBS Rhode Island
    • BCBS RI HealthMate Coast to Coast
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

University Orthopedics, 2 Dudley St Ste 200, Providence, RI
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