Dr. Ritesh Rathore

Hematology and Oncology
Providence, RI
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

Providence, RI

Address

Roger Williams Cancer Center, 825 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Rhode Island

UnitedHealthcare

CIGNA Health Care

TUFTS Health Plan

About

Bio

Dr. Rathore underwent his Fellowship training in Hematology/Oncology at Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, RI. He is the Director of Hematology/Oncology at Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence, RI and is Board Certified in the specialties of Hematology and Medical Oncology. Dr. Rathore is on the faculty at Boston University School of Medicine and holds the rank of Associate Professor of Medicine. Dr. Rathore's clinical expertise is in solid tumor oncology (head/neck cancer, lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancers, prostate cancer) and in the conduct of clinical cancer trials.

Specialties
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Hematology and Oncology

Languages spoken

Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi

Doctor Q&A

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Fatigue: Common signs include fatigue, low energy, tiredness, inability to complete tasks, craving for ice or spicy foods, pallor, shortness of breath, etc.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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Not common: Colon cancer is not common in men under 40 except in patients with a strong family history and those with inherited colon cancer syndromes such as lyn ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Lifestyle changes: Lots of dietary factors help reduce the risk- high fiber through fruits & veggies; low fat and red meat; low alcohol use. Aspirin can reduce polyp for ... Read More
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Apr 12, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Dec 11, 2012
I had been misdiagnosed for eight months and very sick. I was desperate and went to Roger Williams E.R. where I was diagnosed with I[aml] leukemia. Dr Rathore was in charge at the Bone Marrow U...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rathore is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you for your advice. My father-in-law did start another new chemo therapy, but the first treatment made him so sick he refused any more. He went down very quickly and died quickly. I saw him on ...Read More
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I must personally THANK YOU for your contribution of taking time from demanding yet honorable career and time out of what I can only assume your press
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'm from India, Mumbai. Facing mild chest pain in the morning. But worried treating lung cancer.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Delhi, College of Medical Sciences, India
Graduated 1991MD
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