With nearly 16 years of experience in emergency medicine, our very own Dr. Dominic Ruocco is a skilled urgent care provider that still practices with the same compassion he began his career with. Get to know more about Dr. Ruocco, whose commitment to patient comfort is top priority.
What urgent care services does Dr. Ruocco provide?
Dr. Ruocco treats a wide variety of illnesses and injuries, including everything from auto and work injuries to asthma attacks and dehydration. He also treats orthopedic conditions such as ankle sprains and fractures. Dr. Ruocco enjoys treating athletes with musculoskeletal injuries and helping them return to play as quickly and safely as possible. Additionally, he offers non-urgent care services such as school and sports physicals, as well as DOT physicals and other occupational medicine services.
Does Dr. Ruocco offer pediatric urgent care or does he only treat adults?
Dr. Ruocco treats patients of all ages for emergency needs. Helping his young patients feel better after catching the flu or twisting an ankle on the playground is one of the most rewarding things about being a doctor.
Does Dr. Ruocco speak any other languages?
Yes, in addition to English he is fluent in Italian and Spanish. Dr. Ruocco is able to communicate with many patients whose first language is not English, offering an improved patient experience for them.
Where did Dr. Ruocco receive his medical training?
Dr. Ruocco received his medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway, New Jersey. He then completed a residency in the emergency department at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.
Is Dr. Ruocco board certified? What does board certification mean?
Yes, Dr. Ruocco obtained board certification from the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Board certification means that he has passed rigorous testing to ensure that he is knowledgeable and skilled in treating emergency medical conditions.
Does Dr. Ruocco maintain professional memberships or associations in any medical organizations?
Dr. Ruocco is active in the Harvard Emergency Medicine Leadership Council and the Columbia Presbyterian Health System Emergency Department Forum. He is also a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Does Dr. Ruocco offer flu shots in Fairless Hills?
Yes, Dr. Ruocco offers flu shots and encourages everyone to get one this flu season, especially those most at risk, including the young and the elderly.
Whether you need a physical to get a new job, flu shots for your family, or urgent care in Fairless Hills, turn to Patient Care Now’s Dr. Dominic Ruocco for personalized care with experience. Call (267) 202-6433 for an appointment with board-certified emergency medicine specialist Dr. Ruocco today! Dr. Ruocco also accepts walk-in urgent care patients.