Dr. Robert Dicks, MD

Dr. Robert Dicks, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Dicks, MD is a geriatric medicine doctor who practices in Bloomfield, CT. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

40 Loeffler Rd

Bloomfield, CT 06002

Contact Information

(860) 545-7043

Insurance Accepted

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

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Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 96% of peers
Difficulty With Walking
very high
more than 94% of peers
Muscle Weakness
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
161

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lyme Disease
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Wayne State Univ Som
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Hutzel Hosp-Detroit Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Wilford Hall Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • U Conn Hlth Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dicks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Dicks does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Dicks and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Dicks' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dicks to family and friends
3.0
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Dicks' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Bloomfield, CT |
I am sharing these facts anonymously to protect future patients & my elderly parent's privacy. Dr. Dicks negligently cared for a substantial open leg wound. He didn't examine it regularly & mis-directed nurses to care improperly for it, which caused cellulitis & ultimately MRSA + another major infection. Needed antibiotics severely compromised immunity. Leg amputation was recommended. Large #s of repeated antibiotics for these/later infections led to death as immunity could not be restored.
in Bloomfield, CT |
He is by far the most understanding, kind, and truly knowledgeable Doctor I have ever met. He is comprehensive in his exam and explores every alternative. He carefully explains the problem and helps you choose the proper treatment. I bless him and truly feel fortunate that his care has improved my life:
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Dicks accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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