Dr. George Cockey, MD

Dr. George Cockey, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. George Cockey, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in internal medicine.

801 SW 2nd Ave

Gainesville, FL 32601

Contact Information

(352) 372-4321

Insurance Accepted

  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Cockey's Experience

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

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

256  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Paracentesis
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Fl College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cockey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cockey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cockey to family and friends
9 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Cockey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Cockey is arrogant, distant and unconcerned about my condition. Admission from ER he told me I should start walking with PT so he could discharge me! "We don't keep patients like you here." I haven't been able to walk unassisted in four weeks! I am 73. My tests show a continuing kidney...more
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Dr Cockey should not be practicing medicine. He is arrogant, doesn’t communicate well, charts inaccurately and didn’t return my nurses call regarding my care. He is the worst doctor I have ever encountered and NFRMC should fire him!
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Dr. Cockey was assigned by NFRMC to my young family member with pneumonia in ICU. When her condition failed to improve, he discontinued IV fluids, food and drink, and pain/cough medication, leaving her struggling and in pain. He advised family that she would not survive and showed no concern for...more
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This doctor has poor judgement and has little concern about his patients. He does the minimum, with an attitude that matches his name. Even the nurses know how rude and uncaring he is. If you get him as a hospitalist ask for someone else. Maybe North Florida/HCA will get rid of him.
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