Dr. Paula Rackoff, MD

Dr. Paula Rackoff, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Paula Rackoff, MD is a rheumatology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 30 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)
  • 2 More

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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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very high

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
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • 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 30 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
1987
Yale New Haven Hospital
Internship Hospital
1986
Yale University
Medical School
1989
1987
1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Rackoff's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rackoff

3.5

Based on 73 reviews

5 Stars
53.42465753424658%
(39)
4 Stars
9.58904109589041%
(7)
3 Stars
1.36986301369863%
(1)
2 Stars
2.73972602739726%
(2)
1 Star
32.87671232876713%
(24)

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Caring, thorough, and incredible diagnostician.
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Dr. Rackoff caught a pneumonia after another doctor missed it. I was really sick and her diagnosis helped me get back to work quickly. I have since seen her for other chronic conditions and she is professional, competent and kind.
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Paula Rackoff has always been such a help to me. She takes time to explain things and walks me through all of my options. It's always easy to make an appointment.
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Dr. Rackoff is an outstanding doctor, she is compassionate, thorough and an incredible diagnostician. I especially appreciate her follow up and willingness to really listen to my symptoms. I highly recommend her!!!
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In the maze of medicine I am grateful to find a doctor who takes the time to care about my medical issues and how they are affecting my life
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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