Dr. Ralph Stocker, MD

Dr. Ralph Stocker, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Ralph Stocker, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in rheumatology.

85 Seymour St Ste 1003

Hartford, CT 06106

Contact Information

(860) 246-4260

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Stocker'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.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

67  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Mass
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Mass
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Mass
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stocker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stocker's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stocker to family and friends
32 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Stocker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Has NO bedside manner at all! Curt, rude & abrupt, .In & out seeing other pts.. Said for me to return in 2 wks,so that he could inform me of his decision about whether to take me as a patient. He was accepting new patients, we checked. I’ve had fibromyalgia for approx. 40 years & he basically...more
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He doesn't care. He gives you 30 seconds to talk and then brushes you off to go to the next patient. I saw him due to years of joint pain. Again and again I told him I didn't want to take meds, I wanted to know what was causing it so it could be stopped. He treated me (AND accused me) like a...more
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I am devastated that Dr. Stocker is retiring. I have been seeing him for a decade since I was diagnosed with Lupus in my 30s. Initially, Dr. Stocker was stern w/ me b/c I was not great about keeping my appointments and taking my health seriously. Dr. Stocker has shown me tremendous care and...more
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He was one of the rudest doctors I've ever met. I had my two young children with me because I am new to the area and do not have babysitting . He was very upset and saying this isn't appropriate to bring children and he said he usually sends people away with kids to return at a later date. I...more
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