Dr. Nicholas Formica, MD

Dr. Nicholas Formica, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Nicholas Formica, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Plainville, CT and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Tamaulipas, Tampico, Facultad De Medicina De Tampico in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology.

240 East St Bldg A

Plainville, CT 06062

Contact Information

(860) 793-1151

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Humana

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No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Formica's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Formica treats Arthritis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Formica treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Formica treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Formica treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Formica treats Knee Disorders more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Formica treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Formica's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nicholas Formica, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Plainville, CT and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Tamaulipas, Tampico, Facultad De Medicina De Tampico in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1989
    University Conn Hsc
    Fellowship Hospital
    1989
  • 1989
    New Britain Gen Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1985
    New Britain General Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1985
  • 1980
    Universidad Autonoma De Tamaulipas, Tampico, Facultad De Medicina De Tampico
    Medical School
    1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Formica's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Formica

2.3

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
23.529411764705884%
(4)
4 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
3 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
1 Star
58.8235294117647%
(10)

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He was the best dr I ever had .... so sad of his sudden passing . RIP DR FORMICA
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Dr. Formica has horrible bedside manner. He comes off rude and uncaring. He barely listens to patients and brushes off what they say. He makes fun of people because if their weight. He should not be caring for sick people who need compassion.
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I am in a wheelchair because of a car accident, I needed a doctor to treat bursitis. I wish I read these reviews sooner as I never would have gone to him. I cannot believe that after treating me he yelled at me for being overweight then abruptly walked out of the room, never came back leaving me...Read More
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Dr. Made me want to give up on life, no help, just that I'm over weight, and said only fat people have sleep apnea,( I have friends that are small and have it?) If I got better sleep and ate less and I could still eat crap but just less, yes he said that. questioned why I am seeing him the other Dr...Read More
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