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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ira Shocket, Gastroenterology is Excellent. Dr. Shocket has been reviewed by 29 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease ColonRectal Cancer Irritable Bowl Syndrome
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseColon Cancer Screening

Education & Awards

Dr. Shocket graduated from University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Viginia, 1984. He has 5 awards.

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


Dr. Shocket has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Washington Hospital Center 
  • Georgetown University Hospital 
  • Georgetown Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Ira David Shocket MD is a male Internist, has 26 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Ira D. Shocket practice?
Dr. Ira Shocket has 2 office locations.
Dr. Ira Shocket practices Gastroenterology near Chevy Chase, MD.
Additional practice locations include: Washington, DC.
See Chevy Chase Gastroenterologists.