Dr. Ira Ockene, MD

Dr. Ira Ockene, MD

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Dr. Ira Ockene, MD is a cardiology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1966 and specializes in cardiology.

55 Lake Ave N

Worcester, MA 01655

Contact Information

(508) 334-3452

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ockene's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ockene treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Ockene treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ockene treats Heart Disease more than 89% of his peers

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

Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ockene treats Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Ockene treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Ockene's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Autonomic Disorders
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Hypertension

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ira Ockene, MD is a cardiology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1966 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1974
    Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1974
  • 1970
    Mt Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1970
  • 1969
    Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital
    1969
  • 1967
    Bellevue Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital
    1967
  • 1966
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School
    1966

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Dr. Ockene's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ockene

3.5

Based on 11 reviews

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I chose Dr. Ockene as my cardiologist as he is a nationally recognized expert. He proved to be just that and a kind dedicated physician. He listened carefully to what I had to say, asked questions and explained things in a respectful and clear way. He followed up carefully and made...Read More
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Had some chest pain, went on my doctor's rec. to Dr Ockene. Spent a while waiting, explained my meds to 3 different people. Then he forgot what they were 2 seconds later. Overheard him complaining about having to see outpatients. He spent 5 min with me, said I was fine. That I had a small leak in...Read More
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My wife visited this doctor as she had been having some tachycardia issues all of a sudden. We hoped to get some insight after getting a heart monitor as to what the issue may be. Instead of giving any kind of insight, Ira Ockene asked my wife why she was so "fat" and if she ever exercised. He...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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