Dr. Richard Hochman, MD

Dr. Richard Hochman, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. Richard Hochman, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Malden, MA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

380 Pleasant St Ste 13

Malden, MA 02148

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Dizziness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hochman'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

  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

255  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Boston City University Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Boston City University Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Boston City University Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hochman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hochman's Reviews

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hochman to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Hochman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

One of the worst doctors I've ever encountered! Was his patient for about 1 1/2 years, and he was always, dismissing symptoms. Never had time to listen and would never treat pain, EVER! Sent me to the same specialist 3 times, and they kept sending me back to him. Took 10 MONTHS for him to finally...more
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