Dr. Joao Nascimento, MD

Dr. Joao Nascimento, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Joao Nascimento, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Bridgeport, CT and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Lisbon Portugal in 1984 and specializes in rheumatology.

3203 Main St

Bridgeport, CT 06606

Contact Information

(203) 371-0009

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

52  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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 Lisbon Portugal
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Bridgeport Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Bridgeport Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Brown University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nascimento has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nascimento's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nascimento to family and friends
12 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Nascimento's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Expert, highly-detailed and engaged physician. Perfect combination of excellence and compassion. He is highly detailed and dedicated in his practice and always up on latest therapeutic developments. Also is genuinely concerned and caring for his patients.
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Excellent compassionate knowledgeable physician. Trustworthy to do the research to find out how best to treat your disease.
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Precise, honest, and methodical. Could not ask for a better Rheumatologist in the CT area.
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Dr Nascimento is an excellent physician, but his office staff is RUDE, NASTY AND VERY UNPROFESSIONAL. My second visit to the office 2 of the staff members were arguing with each other and the office manager did nothing to diffuse the situation. This doctor needs staff that reflect his personality...more
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Dr. Nascimento is very thorough, he listens and puts a plan together to help you feel better.
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