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Dr. Ralph Boccia, MD

Hematology
3.6 (23)
Accepting new patients
46 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Ralph Boccia, MD

Dr. Ralph Boccia, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Bethesda, MD. They specialize in Hematology, has 46 years of experience, and is board certified in Hematology. They graduated from University Of Minnesota and is affiliated with Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center, Holy Cross Germantown Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Sibley Memorial Hospital, Suburban Hospital and UVA Haymarket Medical Center.

Dr. Boccia works at Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in Bethesda, MD with other offices in Germantown, MD. They frequently treat conditions like Anemia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Boccia's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
    6410 Rockledge Dr, Bethesda, MD 20817 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (301) 571-0019
  2. 2
    Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
    19735 Germantown Rd, Germantown, MD 20874 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (301) 571-0019
    Monday
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday
    9:00am - 5:00pm

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  • Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center
  • Holy Cross Germantown Hospital
  • Holy Cross Hospital
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Suburban Hospital
  • UVA Haymarket Medical Center

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    3.6
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    Jan 06, 2022
    Dr Boccia is a remarkable doctor and he has been my Oncologist since 2017. He is very knowledgeable, trustworthy and compassionate. I highly recommend Dr Boccia to anyone who wants the best care for their cancer treatment. I also like the staff in their Bethesda office. They are nice and great in doing their job.
    M T — Jan 06, 2022
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    About Dr. Ralph Boccia, MD

    Specialties
    • Hematology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 46 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1881663284
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University Of California Los Angeles Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University Of Minnesota
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Ralph Boccia, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Boccia is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Boccia has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Boccia has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Boccia has seen patients for Anemia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Boccia on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    23 patients have reviewed Dr. Boccia. The overall rating for this provider is 3.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Boccia.

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