About UEG!

The Mission of University Endoscopy Group is to provide excellent gastrointestinal care in a timely fashion. Personalized, efficient and comprehensive care is provided for a wide array of gastrointestinal and liver diseases, by employing the newest medical technology and the highest clinical standards.

University Endoscopy Group

Bayside Endoscopy Center

Administrator: Kathy Abiri, RN, MS, CASC
Clinical Director: Kerri Alfieri, RN BSN

East Bay Endoscopy Center

Administrator: Kathy Abiri, RN, MS, CASC
Clinical Director: Sherri Tager, RN

East Greenwich Endoscopy Center

Administrator: Jane Carr, RN
Clinical Director: Stacy Tabele, RN, BSN

Ocean State Endoscopy Center

Administrator: Tina Woods, RN
Clinical Director: Michael Jollie, RN

Business Office

Business Office Manager: Loriann Caldwell
Beginning on 11/6/17

Rhode Island Central Billing Office

1637 Mineral Springs Avenue | Suite 203
North Providence, Rhode Island 02904

Ph: 401.383.0530  |  Fax: 401.383.7807

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Joseph D. Pianka, M.D.

Joseph D. Pianka
Joseph D. Pianka, M.D.

Joseph D. Pianka, M.D. F.A.C.P., F.A.C.G.

Main Office:
University Gastroenterology
110 Clock Tower Square
Portsmouth, RI 02871

Satellite Office:
20 Southwest Avenue
Jamestown, RI 02885

Specialty (Board Certified):

Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Newport Hospital

Hofstra University,
Hempstead, NY

Medical School:
State University of New York / Upstate Medical Center,
Syracuse, NY

Internal Medicine,
Winthrop University Hospital
Mineola, NY


Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA