Dr. Nicholas Formica, MD

Dr. Nicholas Formica, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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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
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Formica performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Arthritis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Formica's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

67  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Formica has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Formica's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Formica to family and friends
17 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Formica's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

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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...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...more
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