Dr. Maria Sophocles, MD

GynecologyFemaleAge 56

Dr. Maria Sophocles, MD is a Gynecology Specialist in Princeton, NJ and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University medical school in 1991. She is affiliated with Penn Medicine Princeton Health. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sophocles to book an appointment.

Dr. Sophocles

Womens Healthcare of Princeton, LLC, Princeton, NJ

800 Bunn Dr Ste 202 Princeton, NJ 08540
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sophocles' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sophocles treats Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Sophocles treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sophocles treats Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Sophocles treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
Atrophic Vaginitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sophocles treats Atrophic Vaginitis more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Sophocles treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Sophocles' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Adenomyosis
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Colposcopy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Female Infertility
  • Female Sexual Arousal Disorder
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Genitourinary Infection
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Lower Urinary Tract Syndrome
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Oophorectomy
  • Orgasmic Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Sexual Desire Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

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(609) 430-1900

Dr. Sophocles accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus
Devon Health
EmblemHealth
GHI
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Health Net
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Independence Blue Cross
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Dr. Sophocles' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sophocles

3.3

Based on 55 ratings

5 Stars
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(28)
4 Stars
5.454545454545454%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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(5)
1 Star
34.54545454545455%
(19)
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What went well
  • Office environment (35)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (34)
  • Listened & answered questions (33)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (16)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (16)
  • Appointment was rushed (15)
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my family Dr recommended her b/c I was looking for bio Identical hormones and was told she worked with compounding pharmacies. After sending me several texts and emails asking for the normal information *which I filled out, I waited for over an hour for my scheduled appointment. No one called me and I had so much trouble reaching a live person. It was worse than calling cable. I will not be going back to this place.
What went well
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What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Apr 10, 2021
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It doesn’t matter how good a doctor or practice is if it is impossible to get medical attention if you desperately need it. Dr. Sophocles and the rest of her practice puts no priority on urgent medical needs. This is fine if you just need an annual pelvic for birth control pills, but if you have a UTI, yeast infection or any other type of issue requiring immediate care, you will not even be able to speak with a nurse, much less book an appointment in less than six weeks. Your best bet is seeing a stranger at an urgent care center or hope it clears up on its own because you won’t see anyone at Maria Sophocles‘a office for these types of gynecological needs.
What went well
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What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Linda JM – Apr 07, 2021
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Excellent !! I love her!
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Apr 18, 2020
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Very thorough and knowledgeable doctor and very helpful and nice staff. She listens to my complaint and cares about all the details of my health
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Apr 18, 2020
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She kept recommending unnecessary procedures. My intuition and understanding of my health indicated her solution is not right; after consulting with other doctors proved that was unnecessary too. She is too busy and started to spend less time for each patient, and the scheduling/clinic organization is getting very messed up. I could wait for 1 hour with her only showing for 10 minutes or even no showing up.
What went well
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What could be improved
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Mar 28, 2020
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Waited over an hour every time Don’t care for the office staff or the doctor. Pushes meds rather than trying to diagnose and solve medical problem.
What went well
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Jan 09, 2020
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I am a relatively new patient of Dr. Sophocles and following a few awkward and frustrating visits, have decided not to return. I found my interactions with her to be rushed and she appeared to be almost manic. I had a quick exam while she was bolting from one room to another and at my first meeting, she was pushing for me to start a serious medication usually prescribed for an illness I do not have. When I spoke to my primary, he advised to absolutely not take the medication, which I did not. Some of her comments where unprofessional and offensive. Her approach and manner seemed impulsive and made me uncomfortable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
3 people found this helpful
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Dec 09, 2019
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RUDE! She only cares about the money. She couldn't find the right treatment for me. She misdiagnosed me. I had to find another doctor.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
4 people found this helpful
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Martha – Nov 04, 2019
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She is the most professional, compassionate, qualified gynecologist I have ever went to. She has given me the upmost care. Extremely responsive. She knows the cutting edge technology as well as keeping solutions simple as possible. Even will use complementary medicine when necessary. My family was even impressed with the care that I received for a procedure at the hospital. She was very attentive to all aspects of my care. I highly recommend Dr Sopheceles
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Jul 11, 2019
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Had a horrible experience with Dr. Sophocles. She misdiagnosed me and I suffered for months because of it. She is ingenuous and non-professional, and has no business practicing medicine. Beware!
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No results
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Mar 23, 2019
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Rushed and more interested in selling you other services during your exam.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
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Trenton, NJ – Oct 07, 2016
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Excellent, caring, compassionate Dr. She addressed my concerns & carefully spelled out my treatment options. I felt like we were a team trying to solve my problem.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
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Cranbury, NJ – Sep 30, 2016
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Dr S is amazingly attentive and thorough in providing treatment. She takes the time to get to know her patients' needs and come up with agreed upon treatment. Also able to treat a diversity of special needs and highly recommended for post op transwomen.
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No results
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Trenton, NJ – Aug 25, 2016
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Dr. Sophocles is the consummate professional. A skilled, thoughtful, thorough and progressive physician, she cares about each patient - body, mind and spirit. She, and wonderful Faiza on her staff, guided me through a potentially serious issue that thankfully amounted to nothing. Patience and kindness are hallmarks of this practice.
What went well
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What could be improved
No results
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M in NJ – Apr 21, 2016
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Warm, friendly and attentive. Great personality. I didn't feel rushed and she took the time to get to know me.
What went well
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What could be improved
No results
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Princeton, NJ – Apr 16, 2016
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This is the best doctor I have ever been treated by! She explained my procedure to me and my husband very thoroughly. Dr. Sophocles and her staff are extremely kind, knowledgable, and caring. Simply the best!
What went well
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What could be improved
No results
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Somerset, NJ – Apr 03, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a medical student, I was once asked to recall the name of a rare disease. Stumped, I tried to come up with a believable response. The wise attending...Read more

Specialties

  • Gynecology
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Sex Therapy

Education

Johns Hopkins Hospital/ Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Residency Hospital
1995
Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1992
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Internship Hospital
1991
Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School
1987
Duke University
Undergraduate School
University Of Paris, 1985-1986
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Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Greek
  • Italian

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Maria Sophocles, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Maria Sophocles, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Sophocles frequently treats Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders, Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis, and Atrophic Vaginitis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Sophocles treats.

Where is Dr. Maria Sophocles, MD's office located?

Dr. Sophocles' office is located at 800 Bunn Dr Ste 202, Princeton, NJ 08540. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Maria Sophocles, MD speak?

Dr. Sophocles speaks French, Greek, and Italian. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Womens Healthcare of Princeton, LLC, Princeton, NJ

Women's Healthcare of Princeton800 Bunn Dr Ste 202 Princeton, NJ 08540
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Penn Medicine Princeton Health

Plainsboro, NJ

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average