Dr. Peter B Rintels MD Hematologist

Dr. Peter Rintels is a hematologist in Cranston, Rhode Island. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Kent County Memorial Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Rintels accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 7 doctors at Kent County Memorial Hospital and one of 24 at Rhode Island Hospital who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Clinical Interests: Malignant and non-malignant hematology

Education & Medical Training

Albany Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1983 - 1987

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship, Hematology, 1987 - 1990

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH).
Rintels, P., Sambandam, S.

Cryoprecipitate poor plasma does not improve early response in primary adult thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP).
Zeigler, Z. R., Shadduck, R. K., Gryn, J. F., Rintels, P. B., George, J. N., Besa, E. C., Bodensteiner, D., Silver, B., Kramer, R. E.

Plasminogen activator inhibitor (PAI-1) antigen levels in primary TTP and secondary TTP post-bone marrow transplantation.
Anthony, M. T., Zeigler, Z. R., Lister, J., Raymond, J. M., Shadduck, R. K., Kramer, R. E., Gryn, J. F., Rintels, P. B., Besa, E. C., George, J. N., Silver, B., Joyce, R., Bodensteiner, D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon CommunityCare
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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