Dr. Joel S. Spellun

Doctor (M.D.)

Location:
Providence, Rhode Island Map External Link
Gender:M
Specialty:Gastroenterologist
Website: miriamhospital.org External Link
Practice: Joel S. Spellun
Hospital: Rhode Island Hospital
Phone:401-421-6306
Med. School:Cornell University Medical College
Grad. Year: 1982

Answers Email: Unknown
Online Appt. Scheduling: Unknown
Accepting New Patients:Y

Profile updated 20/10/13    Submit profile update    Subscribe to profile updates

Rating: 4.8 out of 5 (5 is best), based on 6 reviews. Dr. Joel S. Spellun has an excellent overall rating on RateMDs.com. smile

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Gastroenterologist-related: Crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome, GI cancer, bowel disease, stomach, intestines, bowels and other structures, such as the liver, gall bladder, pancreas and esophagus, and focus on maladies that include ulcers, jaundice, colitis, hepatitis, cancer, eating disorders, GIST
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05/02/14 SYSTEM: 'birds of a feather' score (based on Medicare patients-in-common): 4.4 
 
20/10/13 SYSTEM: First Name changed from "Joel" to "Joel S." 
RID: 2402080
15/08/12 5 5 5 5 Great doctor, I been his patient for over 20 years, always helpful and knowledgeable. Most importantly during office visits he takes his time, answers your questions and is very thorough. The office staff is unbelievable, never rude and every time I have an issue with medications, procedures or appointments they are ready to help. Highly recommend this practice. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
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RID: 1648246
30/11/11 4 3 3 5 My whole family has seen Dr. Spellun for many years. For the most part he has been great, but I believe its time for a change. Its getting increasingly more difficult to get an appointment with Dr. Spellun in a timely manner, even for established patients! His bedside manner can be a little abrupt sometimes, and he's too quick to blame being overweight as a reason for everyones problems. On the plus side, he is very conscientous, and will quickly return calls. He doesn't over order too many tests. I still think he's an excellent doctor, but I think a 2nd opinion is needed for my family member. 
Insurance: United Healthcare
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RID: 1149531
14/04/10 5 5 5 5 Awesome docotr!! I've been a patient of his for over 7 years. He takes the extra time to explain everything. Doesn't rush you into making a decision about meds. Always calls you back, weekends, Holidays, doesn't matter. Highly recommend. 
Insurance: CIGNA
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RID: 724739
18/11/08 5 5 5 5 Great Doctor--I have had him for 15 or so years. He is kind and always very knowledgeable. He always does his research. The office staff are very pleasant and the Nurse Practioner is also great. Would recomend this practice (and Have) to anyone. 
Insurance: United Healthcare
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RID: 627973
30/06/08 5 5 5 5 Dr. Spellun is very easy to talk to, very knowledgeable, and gives good, sound advise. You can,t find a better Gastroenterologist. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
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RID: 7459
15/05/05 5 5 5 The absolute best! Kind, gentle, kept up w/ other fields. 
Insurance: United Healthcare
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