Dr. Gregory Rihacek, MD

Dr. Gregory Rihacek, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Gregory Rihacek, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Somerset, NJ and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus in 1982 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

19 Clyde Rd Ste 101

Somerset, NJ 08873

Contact Information

(732) 568-0023

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • QualCare

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1 Board Action Found
No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rihacek's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rihacek treats Arthritis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rihacek treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rihacek treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rihacek treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rheumatoid Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rihacek treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Rihacek treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist

Dr. Rihacek's conditions and procedures:

Amyloidosis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Familial Mediterranean Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gregory Rihacek, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Somerset, NJ and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus in 1982 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1987
    Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1987
  • 1985
    New Engl Deaconess Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1983
    New Engl Deaconess Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus
    Medical School
    1982

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Rihacek's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rihacek

3.7

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(14)
4 Stars
21.428571428571427%
(6)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(2)
1 Star
21.428571428571427%
(6)

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Knowledgeable, competent and thorough. The office staff leave something to be desired, however.
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i was left without a quality of life medicine causing me to be unable to walk or be mobile. The office refused to see my wife and sent her a letter they would not see her. The letter did not include me. My script of Enbrel needed refilling. the pharmacy called the doctors office and they refused...Read More
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I have been a patient of his for well over 10 years now. I have referred friends and family to him because I trust him implicitly. I have been to other rheumatologists and they have not compared to his compassion and treatment. He is not in network with my current insurance and I pay out of...Read More
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Incorrect diagnosis lead to several months of extra pain and suffering that was completely unnecessary. The next doctor I saw got to the correct diagnosis and started an effective treatment plan after only two visits. Dr. Rihacek could not admit he made a mistake and responded to my questions...Read More
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I was a patient for more than 10 years. He's a caring doctor with an excellent staff. If closer to home (and not out of network), I'd still be there.
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Humana
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QualCare HMO
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