Dr. Sivamainthan Vithiananthan MD Surgeon

Dr. Sivamainthan Vithiananthan is a surgeon in Providence, Rhode Island and is affiliated with Rhode Island Hospital. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Vithiananthan accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 41 doctors at Rhode Island Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Rhode Island Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University
Residency, General Surgery, 1993–1998

University of Connecticut
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 1998–1999

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 14 years in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 13 years in Surgical Critical Care

RI State Medical License
Active through 2014

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Ecological Momentary Assessment of the Relationship between Intention and Physical Activity Behavior in Bariatric Surgery Patients.
Bond, D. S.,Thomas, J. G.,Ryder, B. A.,Vithiananthan, S.,Pohl, D.,Wing, R. R.

Self-reported and objectively measured sedentary behavior in bariatric surgery candidates.
Bond, D. S.,Thomas, J. G.,Unick, J. L.,Raynor, H. A.,Vithiananthan, S.,Wing, R. R.

Effects of bariatric surgery on food cravings: do food cravings and the consumption of craved foods "normalize" after surgery?
Leahey, T. M., Bond, D. S., Raynor, H., Roye, D., Vithiananthan, S., Ryder, B. A., Sax, H. C., Wing, R. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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