Dr. Ira David Shocket MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Ira Shocket is a gastroenterologist in Washington, District of Columbia. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baltimore Washington Medical Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Shocket accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 35 doctors at Baltimore Washington Medical Center and one of 18 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Hospital Affiliation

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Sibley Memorial Hospital

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Baltimore Washington Medical Center
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1984 - 1987

VA Medical Center (Boston MA)
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1987 - 1989

University of Virginia School of Medicine
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

DC State Medical License
Active through 2012

MD State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Publications & Presentations

Polymicrobial endocarditis in an i.v. drug user.
Stroh, J. A., Shocket, I. D.

L-tryptophan use and the eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome.
Shocket, I. D., Golar, K.

Acute illness in an elderly man with aphasia.
Gilbert, E. R., Shocket, I. D.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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