Dr. Neal Rockowitz, MD

Dr. Neal Rockowitz, MD

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Age 61
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Dr. Neal Rockowitz, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from McGill University Medical School in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, bone & joint non-surgical orthopedics, and more.

3815 N 32nd St

Phoenix, AZ 85018

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • American Postal Workers Union Health Plan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Assurant Health
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rockowitz "Excellence, Experience and Exceptional Service. Dr. Rockowitz was the first physician in the Southwest to perform the Anterior Total Hip Replacement Procedure. If you have Hip, Knee or Shoulder problems Dr. Rockowitz is not only exceptionally qualified but his staff and practice are all there for you. Thousands of happy patients from our decades in Private, Solo Practice."

6  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

90  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
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32  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • MIT
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • McGill University Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Harbor UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Harbor UCLA Med Center-Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Thomas Jefferson Med Center Pa Hospital Rothman Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • PHOENIX MAGAZINE TOP DOCS, 2010
  • PHOENIX MAGAZINE TOP DOCS, 2007
  • SRP EARTHWISE SOLAR ENERGY AWARD, 2008
  • PHOENIX MAGAZINE TOP DOCS, 2008
Media & Publications
  • Cover Story, 2010
  • Top Doc, 2007-2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rockowitz's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rockowitz to family and friends
49 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (49)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (29)

Dr. Rockowitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Horrible doctor who could care less about the outcome and even less about you.
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No bedside manner. When my husband asked a few questions before going in for knee replacement surgery, Dr. R told him to hurry up as he had tickets to a Coyotes game that evening. He may be a great surgeon, but I would never want to work with someone who speaks to patients that way.
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I went to see Dr Rockowitz with complaint of mid-thigh pain for several months. He had little time to listen to me, xrayed my hip and said I would need a hip replacement someday. I asked him about the mid thigh pain and he said it was referred pain from hip. I went to a doctor in Scottsdale for...more
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This was one of the most unprofessional Dr.s I have ever been to. I would never want this guy to see me to be helpful. He walked in with a smug look on his face and then began to check out my husbands shoulder. He contradicted the answers that my husband gave to his questions regarding his...more
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Visited for an industrial injury and it was obvious the minute I showed up he was not interested in what I was experiencing simply going through the motions and his mind appeared already made up. Not sure what his motivation is but didn't seem to be for me and listening to me. Humiliating honestly.
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