Dr. Steve Rucker, MD

Dr. Steve Rucker, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
(19)
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Dr. Steve Rucker, MD is a nephrology specialist in New Hyde Park, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in nephrology.

1999 Marcus Ave Ste 216

New Hyde Park, NY 11042

Contact Information

(516) 775-4545

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Renal Hyperparathyroidism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Rucker'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

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

47  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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 Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Li Jewish Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Li Jewish Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Mt Sinai School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rucker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rucker's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rucker to family and friends
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Rucker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Rucker is very knowledgeable and attentive to his patients. Great doctor!
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My Father, Herbert Carmel, died in a Florida Hospital, after 16 months of sufferring due to the unprofessional conduct of Dr. Steven Rucker. Dr. Rucker refused to exercise his fiduciary responsibility to my father, about the life threatening conduct of my father;s chosen medical proxy holder....more
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Inattentive and terrible staff.
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Dr. Rucker is very kind and knowledgeable. One of the smartest doctors I ever went to.
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I would recommend Dr. Rucker because he was conclusive and assertive about his medical findings and I liked it especially and it saved me money opting out of other medicines.
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