Dr. William Bockenek, MD

Dr. William Bockenek, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. William Bockenek, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med in 1986 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine.

1100 Blythe Blvd

Charlotte, NC 28203

Contact Information

(704) 355-9047

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Anterior Horn Disease
more than 80% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
more than 52% of peers
Chronic Pain
more than 50% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Spinal Injury Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


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2  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • UMDNJ Nj Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bockenek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bockenek's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bockenek to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bockenek's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. B is the kindest, most knowledgeable doctor I have had the pleasure of knowing. I am a T-8 incomplete paraplegic, he has been my doctor since 2000. I would not consider seeing anyone else for my complicated 47 year post-injury history.
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My experience as a patient of Dr. Bockenek's spans a time frame of over eleven years. I've had 125+ appointments and visits with him. Never have I received anything but the very best consultation, consideration and the finest treatment from him. It became very obvious to me and my family within the...more
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