Dr. Ira David Shocket M.D.

Dr. Ira David Shocket
Areas of Care:
  • Gastroenterology

Specialty: Gastroenterology

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal medicine and the sub-specialization of Gastroenterology, Dr. Shocket has been consistently recognized by his peers as a ”Top Doctor" in Washingtonian magazine (since 1997) and US News & World Report (2010).

With a commitment to his specialty and to his community, Dr. Shocket leads the Continuing Medical Education program for Capital Digestive Care, where he also serves on the Board of Managers and as medical director for the Washington Gastroenterology division. He is a member of the Medical Advisory Board of the District of Columbia chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation and a volunteer physician for So Others Might Eat (S.O.M.E.), where he received the Outstanding Volunteer Award in 1994 and the Caring Award in 2002.

In addition to spending time with his family, Dr. Shocket enjoys playing tennis.

Medical Education and Training: University of Virginia School of Medicine / Charlottesville, Va. / Doctor of Medicine

Residency: University Hospital / Boston, Mass.

Fellowships: Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition / Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center / Boston, Mass.

Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Arts / University of Virginia / Charlottesville, Va.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

Member of American College of Gastroenterology, American College of Physicians, American Gastroenterological Association, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America


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