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Dr. Martin Ganek

Pediatrics
Newport, RI
51 years experience male

Locations

Martin E Ganek MD

Newport, RI

Address

15 Hammersmith Rd, unit 14, Newport, RI, United States
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About

Bio

Born in Newark, NJ, raised in Millburn, NJ, went to Rutgers, the State University in New Brunswick, NJ 1963-1967, Georgetown University School of Medicine 1967-1971, straight Pediatric Residency 1971-1974, USAF Chief of Pediatrics, Grissom AFB 1974-1976, Private practice in Pediatrics 1976-present.

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Pediatrics

Doctor Q&A

15 Answers
29 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
51 years experience
Yes: There is no reason why a woman cannot eat yellow tail tuna while breast feeding.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
51 years experience
Need more info: What medicines are we talking about? How often does the problem arise? You may need to see an md if the frequency is high.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
51 years experience
To prevent infection: After splenectomy, a person is more at risk for infections from pneumococcal bacteria. The risk is reduced by immunization with pneumovax, which shoul... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
51 years experience
Probably no: Although mono can cause a wide variety of symptoms, diarrhea is not usually one of them. Any systemic viral illness can give you body and joint aches,... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
51 years experience
Yes: Antihistamines like Claritin (loratadine) may be given along with Ibuprofen if the symptoms warrant. Of course the doses must be determined by the chi... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
51 years experience
Yes: These symptoms can be associated with celiac disease, but not necessarily. There are simple blood tests that can help rule it out, see your physician.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
51 years experience
May be serious : Rbbb is short for right bundle branch block, which is an abnormality in the heart's electrical system. There is a block in the pathway to the right si... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
51 years experience
Bowel or urinary : In chronic constipation children often have associated urinary tract problems which can cause back pain. The child should be screened for urinary trac... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
51 years experience
Needs evaluation : You should take your son to be evaluated, he needs a urinalysis to rule out a urinary tract infection, and an x-ray of the abdomen to see the extent o... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
51 years experience
Fast is not safe: The best way to lose weight is to decrease the amount of calories that one takes in while increasing the body's use of calories by increasing exercise... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
51 years experience
Viral infection : Most likely a viral gastroenteritis(intestinal bug), lighten your diet, clear fluids and bland solids, and you should feel better in 2-3 days. If symp... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
51 years experience
Not necessarily: Although it can be painful, a lot has to do with the girl's partner. If he is gentle and caring the discomfort should be minimal, unless there is a pr... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
51 years experience
No: Flu shots are not associated with granulomas.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
51 years experience
No: These remedies are not effective for lice. Otc treatments like rid or nix (permethrin) are much more likely to be helpful, and if they don't clear the... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
51 years experience
No: There is no effect on fertility from masturbation.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ganek is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ganek is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This saved my life. Thank You! Thank I was so nervous!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Georgetown University School of Medicine, DC
Graduated 1971MD

Medical/Graduate school

Georgetown University School of Medicine, DC
Graduated 1971MD

Residency

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Completed 1974
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