Dr. Stephen Rockower, MD

Dr. Stephen Rockower, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(11)
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Dr. Stephen Rockower, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Rockville, MD. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

6000 Executive Blvd Ste 510

Rockville, MD 20852

Contact Information

(301) 770-7900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 95% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
high
more than 85% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
high
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rockower "Generally conservative when it comes to surgery."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

2 Board Actions
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements (8/21/2013)
    Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    Summary: Dr. Stephen Rockower; License # D25185; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has complied with the conditions imposed by the 03-18-2013 Consent Order. ACTION TAKEN: The Maryland Board of Physicians has terminated the conditions imposed by the 03-18-2013 Consent Order.
    State: Maryland
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements (3/18/2013)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Dr. Stephen Rockower; License # D25185; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician affirmed on his 2011 renewal application that the physician had obtained the required continuing medical education hours when the physician had not. ACTION TAKEN: Administrative fine of $525.; Terms & conditions.
    State: Maryland

Education

  • Muhlenberg College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Geo Washington University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Geo Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rockower has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Rockower's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rockower to family and friends
3.9
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Rockower's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Silver Spring, MD |
He is the best. Following my pedestrian accident in 2001, he was the doctor that attended to me and continued onto few years afterward. He was very caring, loving, down-to-heart, and the nicest human person. At the time of the accident, I did not have an insurance, yet that did not deface Dr....more
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Dr. Rockower accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Guardian
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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