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About Dr. David R Cave

Dr. David R Cave, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Worcester, MA. He has 48 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Cave has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

8 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David R Cave is Great. Dr. David R Cave has been rated by 8 patients. From those 8 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. David R Cave is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Umass Memorial Medical Group

55 Lake Ave N
Worcester, MA 01655
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Specialties

Dr. David R Cave has the following 2 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Expertise

    19 Expertise

  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Constipation
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Hepatitis C
  • Celiac Disease
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Peptic Ulcer (Duodenal Ulcer)
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Stomach Cancer

Reviews

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Worst Visit Ever

I just had the worst visit ever with this physician and his new resident physician. They made me wait over 1 hour in waiting room, didn't listen to me once I was in the exam room, kept being interrupted by their pagers, and dismissed my problems after essentially calling me a liar. I was so upset when I left. I would NEVER refer anyone to this practice. And I will never return. I am alerting my referring physician to the inadequacy of the care I received.

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Dr Cave is Excellent~

My first visit with Dr David Cave was in 1981 when he started at BUMC and I have been following him ever since. He is personable, talks in layman's terms, answers all calls, staff is excellent. I have Crohn's Disease with colon activity as well. I have had 3 surgeries. He is excellent and I highly recommend him.

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A Doctor That Cares

After seeing over 12 doctors in 10 years and many more in the emergency rooms, several tests, some invasive, some risky, many medications, lots of pain, loss of weight, the list is so long, this doctor was able to diagnoise me and give me the proper medication on the first visit. It has been almost 3 months now and I have not needed to see another doctor and have not been in the emergency room 1 time, which is a new record for me. He is very pleasant, professional, a good listener, explains things easily. I was ready for my appointment and gave him several of my records before my visit for him to review. Dr. Cave, thank you very much for making me feel much better.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2010, 2008, 2009)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    48 Years Experience

  • Kings College London School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1970

  • University Of Chicago Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. David R Cave accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue Select
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
    • Connecticare Passage
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Umass Memorial Medical Group, 55 Lake Ave N, Worcester, MA
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