Dr. Octavius Polk Jr, MD

Dr. Octavius Polk Jr, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Octavius Polk Jr, MD is a pulmonologist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Howard Univ Coll Of Med and specializes in pulmonary disease and internal medicine.

1160 Varnum St NE Ste 214

Washington, DC 20017

Contact Information

(202) 526-5491

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Sarcoidosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Asthma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Polk Jr'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.

2  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

38  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

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

  • Howard Univ Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1946
  • Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Howard University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Howard University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Howard University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • MD Inst Emer Med Surg
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Polk Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Polk Jr's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polk Jr to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Polk Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Polk is a caring kind and knowledgeable physician. His broad base is background only enhances his ability to treat and care for you. I am glad that I was assigned to him.
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