Dr. Alvin Sockolov, MD

Dr. Alvin Sockolov, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Alvin Sockolov, MD is a family medicine specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1980 and specializes in family medicine.

1 Scripps Dr Ste 202

Sacramento, CA 95825

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Dr. Sockolov's Experience

Dr. Sockolov's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sockolov "Our mission is to provide excellent primary care to our community, a medical home for our patients and a professional and fulfilling work environment for our co-workers. We share a commitment to provide personalized high quality care and timely service."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

112  Conditions Treated


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34  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Allergy Shots
  • Birth Control
  • Blood Culture for Bacteria
  • Breast Exam
  • Casting
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Circumcision
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Flu Shot
  • Fracture Care
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Immunization
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Joint Injection
  • Lab Service
  • Newborn and Well-Child Care
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
  • Preventive Care
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Splinting
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Vasectomy
  • Viral Culture
  • Wellness Examination
  • X-Ray


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Ca Davis Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sockolov has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sockolov's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sockolov to family and friends
39 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

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Dr. Sockolov's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Alvin is the best, he has a great staff. I’m very proud to be his patient for the last few years.
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Honestly a terrible and third-rate mediocre health care office. Let's talk about rudeness, sense of giving-up, callousness, and all round low quality performance by the staff. Some I assume are good people. Get your stuff somewhat together my dudes.
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An office that does not return phone calls. I always get the voicemail, and no one returns the calls. The message says they'll get back to you within 24 hours. That's a lie. And it's happened every time I call. My PA was Erin. Twice I left messages with her office assistant having to call three...more
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Awful. He tried to pull a mole off my face. Does not like to refer to specialists. And you will sit in waiting room for too long.
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