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About Dr. Nieves L Hornbeck

Dr. Nieves L Hornbeck, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hartford, CT. She has 25 years of experience. Her specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Hornbeck is affiliated with Bristol Hospital. Dr. Hornbeck has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

8 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Nieves L Hornbeck is Poor. Dr. Nieves L Hornbeck has been rated by 8 patients. From those 8 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Nieves L Hornbeck is 2.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address


21 Grand St Ste 1
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 550-7550


Dr. Nieves L Hornbeck has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Nieves L Hornbeck has the following 6 expertise

  • Family Planning
  • Check-up
  • Contraception
  • Weight Loss
  • Influenza
  • Immunization


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Go see someone else

You often find yourself in for a long wait even when you're on time for any medical appointment at the Willimantic Generations. The medical assistant is very nice and completes her tasks quickly and in a courteous manner. Then the wait begins... When the doctor finally arrives she does not care what you have to say. She asks questions in a rude manner, cutting off your answers. I keep requesting a different doctor but they say I have to see her. She is very rude and prejudiced against white people. She insults me, does not address any of my concerns, does not listen and spends most of my visits on the computer working on other patient's charts. The only type of treatment/assessment she has given me to date is that she placed a stethoscope on my chest, back, and abdomen. So how can she treat me if she doesn't look in my ears or throat? My friend who is an APRN palpitated my throat/neck when I told her I had pain there and she said my glands were swollen and I have a goiter and recommended I see my PCP. So I told this to Ms. Hornbeck and she said I was fine and there was no problem. How would she know? She has yet to touch my neck/throat or even look in my mouth! She simply does not care and has absolutely NO bedside manner. I'm getting a new doctor.

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Patient Complaint about Medical Appointment

No, I would not choose this doctor again! The first visit consisted of a wait of over an hour while she dealt with patients on the phone! She did give me free samples to help our financial situation. I did not like the way she seemed to do most of the talking and very litlle listening. I requested to see someone else, but I was told I was seeing her again after I arrived for my appointment. The wait time wasn't so long, but she couldn't find the results of blood work she had ordered. She got a copy of the blood work after taking about a minute to listen to my heart and lungs. When she reentered the room, she handed me the papers and when I went to ask her about the arthritis that is now causing deformities in my fingers, she told me she didn't have time to hear anymore and when I asked about the blood work results I was told that if I wanted to discuss them with her I could make another appointment. I told her I didn't want another appointment with her after being told she didn't have the time to hear anymore because she had other patients to see. I reminded her that the time before she left me waiting more than an hour while she dealt with patients on the phone. She then said that she was only allowed 15 minutes per patient and she was sorry, but she didn't have time to deal me or my issues and walked away! I wouldn't recommend this doctor to anyone! I don't think Generations did a very good thing by bringing her into their practice!

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Four Stars

As a new patient and only having one visit with Dr. Hornbeck, I found her to be friendly, and she made me feel at ease. I informed her that I like to use more alternative/holistic treatments and she was somewhat helpful.

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Two Stars

I always have to wait. I don't feel as though she's overly thorough nor really cares

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55.0 minutes
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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Hornbeck is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    25 Years Experience

  • University Of California Los Angeles David Geffen School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Nieves L Hornbeck accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna CT AWH MC OA w/Pediatric Dental
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
    • Anthem CT Pathway X Enhanced Ind HMO
    • Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
    • Anthem Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO

Locations & Directions

THE CHARTER OAK HEALTH CENTER, 21 Grand St Ste 1, Hartford, CT
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