Dr. Pietro Rocca, MD

Dr. Pietro Rocca, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Pietro Rocca, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Newark, DE and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in rheumatology.

537 Stanton Christiana Rd Ste 101

Newark, DE 19713

Contact Information

(302) 683-9400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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

Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Rocca'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rocca "It is of paramount importance that the care of the patient be a partnership between the physician and the patient. The physician's role is to make recommendations based on his/her expertise. It is the patient's responsibility to decide what is best for him/her based on those recommendations. In order to achieve the best outcome, it is important for the physician and patient to work together."

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

64  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • IV Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Delaware.

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

  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • The Medical Center of Delaware (Christiana Care)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • The Medical Center of Delaware (Christiana Care)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Georgetown University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rocca has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rocca's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rocca to family and friends
57 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (57)

  • 5
    (46)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Rocca's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Beware! Dr. Rocca charges $500 for an initial appointment, and $400 thereafter. No insurance that I know of will pay that outrageous sum, so be prepared to pay dearly out of pocket. As a 10-year fibromyalgia patient I found that I knew far more about my illness than Dr. Rocca does. He is not...more
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Dr. Rocca has gone above and beyond as usual. During the Christmas holiday he put my family ahead of his own. My mother was in need of treatment. He made six phone calls to help her. He should have been enjoying his much needed time off but he put his patient first. Highly recommended if you are...more
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Watch out, they don't understand medical billing or taxes, so they may cheat you like they did us.
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Was referred to Dr. Rocca by another patient. Have been a patient since 2015 & have always been happy with the level of care & the attentiveness of the staff. Have referred other people to this practice as well since Dr. Rocca is very thorough and great with follow-up. If I have a flare up, I...more
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I called June 26 to make an appointment. As a new patient the earliest they had was November 15, 2017. That's 5 months away. Unacceptable.
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