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Dieter Pohl, MD

Dr. Pohl is a general surgeon in the Johnston area. He is affiliated with South County Hospital and 3 more hospitals.
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Dr. Pohl saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Pohl saw more obesity patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Pohl saw more malnutrition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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84 doctors
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84 doctors
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Dr. Pohl saw more osteoarthritis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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22 doctors
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22 doctors
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Dr. Pohl saw more non-alcoholic liver disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Pohl saw more acid reflux patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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94 doctors
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Dr. Pohl saw more arthritis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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56 doctors
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56 doctors
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27 doctors
Dr. Pohl saw more obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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72 doctors
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72 doctors
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35 doctors
Dr. Pohl saw more sleep apnea patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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93 doctors
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94 doctors
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46 doctors
Dr. Pohl saw more liver condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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55 doctors
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54 doctors
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27 doctors
Dr. Pohl saw more hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Pohl saw more hiatal hernia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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216 doctors
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215 doctors
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107 doctors
Dr. Pohl saw more pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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10 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Pohl saw polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Providence area. Learn more.
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132 doctors
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Dr. Pohl saw more anemia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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44 doctors
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44 doctors
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22 doctors
Dr. Pohl saw more biliary tract disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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23 doctors
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23 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Pohl saw more gallstones patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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123 doctors
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123 doctors
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61 doctors
Dr. Pohl saw high cholesterol patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Providence area. Learn more.

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197 doctors
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196 doctors
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Dr. Pohl saw more vascular disease patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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198 doctors
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Dr. Pohl saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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16 doctors
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16 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Pohl saw more inguinal hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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76 doctors
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Dr. Pohl saw more swelling patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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164 doctors
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Dr. Pohl saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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180 doctors
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180 doctors
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89 doctors
Dr. Pohl saw more diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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12 doctors
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Dr. Pohl saw more umbilical hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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33 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Pohl saw more sebaceous cyst patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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8 doctors
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7 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Pohl saw stomach ulcer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Providence area. Learn more.
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83 doctors
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83 doctors
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41 doctors
Dr. Pohl saw diarrhea patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Providence area. Learn more.
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7 doctors
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Dr. Pohl saw more ventral hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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68 doctors
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Dr. Pohl saw hormonal imbalance patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Providence area. Learn more.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Pohl’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is higher than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Pohl 41%
Predicted for his patients 28%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Pohl’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Pohl’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Pohl’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Pohl’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Pohl’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
64%
outpatient gallbladder removal rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Pohl’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Pohl’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Pohl’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Pohl’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient hernia surgery rate

Dr. Pohl’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
72%
outpatient hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient hernia surgery to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Hernia surgeries are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Pohl’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Pohl’s hernia surgeries were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient hernia surgery for patients like Dr. Pohl’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Pohl’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Pohl sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

XRA Medical Imaging
1539 Atwood Ave
Johnston, RI 02919
370 miles away
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Italian

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Credentials
  • New York Methodist Hospital Program
    RESIDENCY
  • University Sakartvelo Faculty of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1988

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Pohl is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • South County Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • The Miriam Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available
  • Roger Williams Medical Center
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield