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George Cristescu, MD

Dr. Cristescu is a general surgeon in the Warwick area. He is affiliated with Kent Hospital and Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island.
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Conditions treated

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174 doctors
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174 doctors
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87 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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44 doctors
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43 doctors
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21 doctors
Dr. Cristescu 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. Cristescu saw more gallstones patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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

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37 doctors
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37 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw goiter 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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28 doctors
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28 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw lung cancer 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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32 doctors
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32 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw more sebaceous cyst 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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10 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw more bowel obstruction patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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18 doctors
Top 15%
18 doctors
Top 5%
8 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw C. diff colitis 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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9 doctors
Top 15%
9 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw more cholecystitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
Top 15%
6 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw more appendicitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
Top 15%
6 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw more ventral 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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32 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw more diverticulitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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15 doctors
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15 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw more inguinal hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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208 doctors
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208 doctors
Top 5%
104 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw pain 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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27 doctors
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27 doctors
Top 5%
13 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw more pancreatitis 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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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw more umbilical hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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15 doctors
Top 15%
16 doctors
Top 5%
7 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw more lipoma patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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38 doctors
Top 15%
38 doctors
Top 5%
18 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw benign polyps 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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38 doctors
Top 15%
38 doctors
Top 5%
18 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw more abscess patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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8 doctors
Top 15%
7 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Cristescu 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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24 doctors
Top 15%
24 doctors
Top 5%
12 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw colon polyps 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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105 doctors
Top 15%
104 doctors
Top 5%
52 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw more cellulitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Providence area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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12 doctors
Top 15%
12 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw head and neck cancers 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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104 doctors
Top 15%
104 doctors
Top 5%
52 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw thyroid condition 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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78 doctors
Top 15%
78 doctors
Top 5%
39 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw gastroenteritis 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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19 doctors
Top 15%
19 doctors
Top 5%
9 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw Crohn's disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Providence area. Learn more.
Top 25%
5 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw pilonidal cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Providence area. Learn more.
Top 25%
76 doctors
Top 15%
76 doctors
Top 5%
37 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Providence area. Learn more.
Top 25%
12 doctors
Top 15%
12 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. Cristescu saw pressure 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.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Cristescu’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
30%
laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

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.

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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. Cristescu’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Cristescu’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. Cristescu’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Cristescu’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. Cristescu’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
72%
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. Cristescu’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Cristescu’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. Cristescu’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Cristescu’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. Cristescu’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Cristescu 61%
Predicted for his patients 81%

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. Cristescu’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Cristescu’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. Cristescu’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Cristescu’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. Cristescu sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Kent Hospital
455 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI 02886
367 miles away

Reviews

Credentials
  • Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Carol Davila
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2004
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    RESIDENCY

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Surgery

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Kent Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Optima Health
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield