Dr. Melissa Hocate, MD

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Dr. Melissa Hocate, MD

Rheumatology | Female

Arthritis Associates 215 S Parkside Dr Ste 200, Colorado Springs, CO 80910 Get Directions

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Dr. Hocate specializes in Rheumatology and practices in Colorado Springs, CO. She practices at 1 location.

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    17 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • MultiPlan
    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Conditions Treated

    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Foot Conditions
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Disorders
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Malaise and Fatigue
    • Muscle Weakness
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis

    Procedures Performed

    • Joint Drainage
    • Steroid Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

    Background Check

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      Sanctions

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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Texas Medical School At Houston

      Graduated in 1996

    • Residency Hospital
      Washington Hospital Center

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
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    • Specializes in Rheumatology
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Hocate's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Hocate

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients