Dr. Nicholas Scarpa, MD

Dr. Nicholas Scarpa, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Nicholas Scarpa, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Jersey City, NJ and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology.

600 Pavonia Ave Ste 5

Jersey City, NJ 07306

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

69  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Hackensack Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Hackensack Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Cornell University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Scarpa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scarpa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scarpa to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Scarpa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Horrible!! Could barely schedule an appointment. The assistant said going over my insurance on the phone was too much work right now. Then spoke in Spanish to someone while I was on the phone and put me on hold for 15 mins! Stay away!
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In the past I was told.. I'm lazy, don't apply myself, am clumsy etc... BUT THEN HOPE SUDDENLY FILLED MY HEART as God blessed me with Dr. Scarpa, who is very wise, and was compassionate and thorough in his assessment/eval as he told me CLEARLY it was NOT me going crazy..but something called...more
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