Dr. Renato La Rocca, MD

Dr. Renato La Rocca, MD

Medical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Renato La Rocca, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Cornell University Medical College in 1982 and specializes in medical oncology.

4950 Norton Healthcare Blvd Ste 300

Louisville, KY 40241

Contact Information

(502) 394-6350

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Indiana
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Kentucky Physicians Plan
  • MetLife
  • NortonOne
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Brain Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. La 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. La Rocca "At Norton Healthcare, we believe you - the patient - are the most important person to our practice As the regions leading health care provider, we are committed to providing comprehensive, quality health care to all those we serve in a manner that responds to the needs of our community and honors our faith heritage. Our specialty practice is a part of Norton Medical Group, a multispecialty physician group at Norton Healthcare Norton Medical Group currently includes more than 400 providers who offer primary, specialty and urgent care services in over 100 locations throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana Our practice is comprised of compassionate, skilled specialists who are committed to ensuring you receive the best care and have access to the latest medical technology and services ."
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1  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

76  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Cornell University Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Cornell University Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Cornell University Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • National Canc Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. La Rocca has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. La Rocca's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. La Rocca to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
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  • 4
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Dr. La Rocca's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Larocca is my neuroncologist. He takes the time to listen. He tells it like it is,doesn't beat around the bush. He is an excellent dr.
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A great doctor and is very passionate with his patients.
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The best he's been my Oncologist for 3 years and thanks to him, I am doing great. He LISTENS and tries to make the treatment plan work with my goals.
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This guy is AWESOME. He treated my cancer in 2008, and I can honestly say he has a bedside manner that is second to none. His passion for what he does is obvious, and his knowledge base is phenomenal... NOT your average doc by any stretch... I have sung his praises and have recommended him to...more
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This doctor wasted my 14 year old son's time, who has GBM.He clearly stated that he would write a prescription for Optune, which has no side effects and can be used concurrently with other treatment, if the FDA and Optune would allow it. I spoke to Optune, who assured me this was completely...more
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