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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ira Shocket, Gastroenterology is Excellent. Dr. Shocket has been reviewed by 38 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ira Shocket, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Shocket graduated from University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Viginia, 1984. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2011 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014)


Dr. Shocket has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Washington Hospital Center 
  • Georgetown University Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Ira David Shocket MD is a male Internist, has 27 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Ira D. Shocket practice?
Dr. Ira Shocket has 1 office location.
Dr. Ira Shocket practices Gastroenterology near Washington, DC.
See Washington Gastroenterologists.