Dr. Paula Rackoff, MD

Dr. Paula Rackoff, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Paula Rackoff, MD is a rheumatology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Yale University in 1986 and specializes in rheumatology.

333 E 38th St

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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No malpractice claims found for New York
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. Rackoff's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rackoff treats Chronic Pain more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Rackoff treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rackoff treats Osteoporosis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Rackoff treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rackoff treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Rackoff treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Rackoff's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
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
Purpura
Pyogenic Arthritis
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 Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Paula Rackoff, MD is a rheumatology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Yale University in 1986 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1989
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1987
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    Yale University
    Medical School
    1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Rackoff's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rackoff

3.5

Based on 69 reviews

5 Stars
53.6231884057971%
(37)
4 Stars
8.695652173913043%
(6)
3 Stars
1.4492753623188406%
(1)
2 Stars
2.898550724637681%
(2)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(23)

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After being diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis by another doctor in the same practice who takes no insurance, i switched to Dr. Rackoff on the recommendation of a cousin who is a patient. Contrary to what one would expect from a doctor who takes your insurance, Dr. Rackoff is courteous and prompt...Read More
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I am so incredibly grateful for the care of Dr. Rackoff. I have an unusual kind of arthritis that comes and goes and she is the first doctor who took th etime to listen to me and believe me even though my joints were not swollen when I saw her. Now I am on a medicine that will really help me.
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Dr. Rackoff is the WORST DOCTOR EVER! She is rude and angry at life. I honestly felt she was racist. She treated me like I wasn’t even there. She was late to my appointment by an hour and a half, she didn’t even read my chart and she DID NOT BELIEVE I HAD LUPUS. I paid out of my pocket to be...Read More
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Dr. Rackoff: She is one of the most caring people you will ever meet,and as a Dr. one of the best I have been to.
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Dr Rackoff was recommended to me many years ago by my orthopaedic surgeon. Dr Rackoff has now been my doctor for over 25 years; I have seen her both at Beth Israel & NYU. Dr Rackoff has treated me for a variety of ailments; neck, shoulders, wrist and arm. Whenever I have had an appointment with...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO