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Dr. Ralph V Boccia Is this you?

About Dr. Ralph V Boccia

Dr. Ralph V Boccia, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Bethesda, MD, with another office in Germantown, MD. He has 41 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine and Hematology & Oncology. Dr. Boccia is affiliated with Medstar Montgomery Medical Center and Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center. Dr. Boccia has received 7 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

15 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ralph V Boccia is Excellent. Dr. Ralph V Boccia has been rated by 15 patients. From those 15 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ralph V Boccia is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders

6410 Rockledge Dr Ste 660
Bethesda, MD 20817
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Urological Consultants Pa

19735 Germantown Rd Ste 255
Germantown, MD 20874
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Specialties

Dr. Ralph V Boccia 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.

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Expertise

    17 Expertise

  • Lymphoma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Chemotherapy
  • Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
  • Hepatitis C
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Anemia
  • Clinical Research
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Chronic B-Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Leukemia
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Cancer

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Diligent and thorough

Dr. Boccia was very creative in finding a way to convince my insurance company to cover preventive treatment for breast cancer, which runs in my family (2 sisters have had breast cancer). I haven't had treatment from him other than twice yearly checkups while on a 5-year drug regimen, but he is efficient and personable in those exams and I will always appreciate what he did to help me get this treatment!

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Mom died under his care

This office is basically a factory. You will not see the doctor just the aides who administer the drugs. There is no one following up with your care. Chemo is the only option you are given. You will be completely on your own. Not sure why this place and Dr. Boccia is recommended. There are so many better, more involved doctors to go to! My Mom died while under his care and he didn't even bat an eye! They also misdiagnosed her, messed up labs which delayed care, made her go through multiple, painful biopsies for the sake of their "research", never told the family what was going on. He's also often "out of town".

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My Miracle Doctor

I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2002. I lived in Baltimore at the time, and the doctors there gave me little hope. They knew I was going to move to Montgomery County to be with my family and recommended Dr. Boccia. I will always be grateful to them for that. Doctor Boccia told me he would try everything he could and would never give up on me. He gave me back the hope I had lost. I wouldn't be here today without his expert and compassionate care. He is a true blessing to his patients!

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Five Stars

A first rate operation in all respects - this is as good as it gets.

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Good Oncologist

Th overall experince was good enough

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  • Awards

    7 Awards

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State

    Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2012, 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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2010, 2012, 2009, 2008)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    41 Years Experience

  • University Of Minnesota Medical School

    Graduated in 1977

  • Clinical Center At The Nih

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ralph V Boccia accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry DE PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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