Dr. Joel Zaretzky, MD

Dr. Joel Zaretzky, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Joel Zaretzky, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Ansonia, CT and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1976 and specializes in internal medicine.

199 Wakelee Ave

Ansonia, CT 06401

Contact Information

(203) 734-6852

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Zaretzky's Experience

Dr. Zaretzky'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
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

216  Conditions Treated

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24  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)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

1 Sanction
  • Unknown (5/1/2018)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Zaretzky, Joel S MD: License # 019620: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: Unknown at this time. ACTION TAKEN: The Connecticut Department of Public Health imposed a CIVIL PENTALY in the amount of $ 5,000.00. issued a prescribing RESTRICTION for schedules II and III and placed the physician's license on PROBTION. for 18 months.
    State: Connecticut
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Hospital St Raphael
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital St Raphael
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Zaretzky has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Zaretzky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zaretzky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zaretzky to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Zaretzky's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

he's a very good doctor cares about all his clients you can call him day or night and he'll call you back my husband has been on the couch for two years and he helped me get services for him OT PT NURSES AND WOUND CARE and sent the lab her for blood work
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