Dr. R James Koness specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology in Providence, Rhode Island.

Dr. R James Koness has been compared 145 times. Details of Dr. Koness' 33 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at State University of New York at Buffalo are available on your free doctor report.


Primary Location for Dr. Koness

Dr. R James Koness
Elmhurst Extended Care Facility
50 Maude St
Providence, RI 02908

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Dr. R James Koness has an average rating of 5 stars (out of 5) with a rating of Excellent based on 5 reviews.

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. R James Koness has been identified as specializing in General Surgery and Surgical Oncology.

He obtained board certification from The American Board of Surgery

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Accepted Insurance

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Dr. R James Koness accepts the following plans at Elmhurst Extended Care Facility

  • United Healthcare - Direct
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Multiplan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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 Hospital Affiliation

A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.

Dr. Koness is affiliated with 1 hospital:

Roger Williams Hospital
825 Chalkstone Ave
Providence, Rhode Island


Dr. Koness attended medical school at State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and graduated in 1983 having 33 years experience.

While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.


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