Dr. Ira Shocket, MD

Dr. Ira Shocket, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
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Age 62
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Dr. Ira Shocket, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in gastroenterology.

106 Irving St NW

Washington, DC 20010

Contact Information

(202) 877-7108

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
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(202) 877-7108

Dr. Shocket accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Advantage
Advantage 6350
Aetna EPO
Aetna HealthFund CDHP
Aetna HealthFund HDHP
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access
Blue Access PPO
Blue Advantage
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage Plus
Blue Advantage Plus HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Care Network
Blue Care Network Advantage
Blue Care Security HMO
Blue Care Security PPO
Blue Choice
Blue Choice HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Choice Network POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland
Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna Network
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
Coventry Health Care of Delaware
Coventry Health Care of Delaware PPO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedHealthInsurance
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
One Net
One Net PPO
Principal Life
UnitedHealthCare
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

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Dr. Shocket's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shocket treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Shocket treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Ulcerative Colitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shocket treats Ulcerative Colitis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Shocket treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Microscopic Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ulcerative Proctosigmoiditis
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shocket treats Abdominal Disorders more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Shocket treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Shocket's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Nausea
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

Capital Digestive Care offers the greatest collective experience in the area and the most accessible care. Learn more at www.capitaldigestivecare.com/wg

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1989
Va Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1987
University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1985
Boston University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1984
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1979
University Of Virginia
Undergraduate School
1989
1987
1985
1984
1979

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Dr. Shocket's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shocket

4.8

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
5.882352941176471%
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Was my g.p. for many years until he closed that practice and went to MedStar. A reductionist at the very highest level. Still see him for screening procedures in his field (gastro-intestinal) and completely satisfied with his care.
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Very assertive & disingenuous .
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