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Dr. Sharon Cox, MD

Internist, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

Sharon Cox is a diligent and compassionate internist and primary care doctor serving the Washington, D.C. community. She attended medical school and completed her residency in internal medicine at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Cox is part of Metro IPC/Capital Hill and is board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She sees patients for illness, along with other common and specialized reasons. Dr. Cox is devoted to ensuring the longevity of her patients’ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. She takes her time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health of all her patients.

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Specialties

  • Primary Care Doctor
  • Internist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education and training

  • Drexel University, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - Drexel University, Doctor of Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1487904702

Office locations

GW IPC- Rhode Island Ave

2902 Porter St NW

Washington, DC 20008

GW IPC- Rhode Island Ave

2350 Washington Pl NE, Suite 110N

Washington, DC 20018

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Dr. Cox is friendly and straight to the point. That works for me!
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Dr. Cox is my primary care physician. She remembers every detail of your previous visits and is always very thorough. I wish more doctors were like her.
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She is listed under nutritionist but she is only a primary care doctor. I didn't learn this until I arrived at the appointment. At the time of the visit, her staff told me that she should still be able to helpme with weight loss consultation but immediately once she entered the room she said she was unqualified to assist and that there is nothing she can do. I walked out of there with nothing even though I paid for the visit. Her manners were horrible and the experience was awful. I would never see her again.
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Dr. Cox was thorough and really took her time. The appointment didn’t feel rushed and she took the time to listen. I would highly recommended Dr. Cox.
Less than 3 months ago
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She is great
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Dr. Cox is great! She is effective in explaining what she is doing in terms non-doctor's can easily understand, she seems genuinely interested in my wellbeing, and she remembered me even after a period of several months. Would totally recommend her to others!
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I trust Dr. Cox with the advice that she gives me I am very comfortable with her and would never want to change doctors
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I love this doctor and trust what she tells me
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I enjoyed my visit, she was really helpful
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She seemed uninterested, and hurried, at first. She asked why I was there and when I began to explain my problem, she interrupted me by saying "It has been a long day, just give me two [symptoms]. Whichever is important toyou". I was stunned and felt like walking out, but I was feeling really bad physically. My visit did end on a good and friendly note with her.
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Dr Cox is very thorough and always helps to organize my complaints so that I feel heard and my issues are addressed. She practices evidence based medicine, and is open to questions I have based on my own research. She seemsto be a more introverted person with not a naturally warm, inviting demeanor; but it is clear that she has worked on her communication skills and is a good listener. I like this because I tend to be all over the place, and her calm, analytical approach is a good balance for me.
Less than 6 months ago
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She was thorough and asked good questions in trying to problem-solve the issues that I was dealing with.
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Dr. Cox is a wonderful doctor — very knowledgable, will answer questions and has great bedside manner. But the medical center she works for tends to overbook appointments, which causes a delay.
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I was in DC for a business trip and needed to see the doctor - not only was the clinic on Sunday, but they saw me right away when I arrived for my appointment. Everyone was friendly and helpful, and theclinic was very clean. Best "urgent care center" I've ever been in.
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This doctor is very good. She spends a good amount of time with her patients and answers questions well. Wait time was very minimal. Highly recommend!
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Dr. Cox is very professional with an excellent bedside manner. She takes the time to update herself on her patients before she enters the exam room. She listens and answers all questions without any signs of irritation that the questions were asked.
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Excellent.
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Dr. Cox is the rare blend of expertise, professionalism, and amiability. From the get-go it was clear that she cared about her patients and their health. At my first appointment, she provided two prescriptions that really helped with my minorskin irritations - things that my previous physicians either hadn't noticed or cared to address. She is thorough in her questions and responses, and she never makes me feel stupid. In fact, her matter-of-fact and attentive manner makes me feel more comfortable to ask about procedures or even why certain things are done the way they are. This reassures me that she knows what she's doing and that I am being taken care of.
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I was very pleased with my visit with Dr. Cox, I was a little late because of trying to get a parking place, however, the front desk receptionist was outstanding. Dr. Cox and the nurse made my appointment very relaxing andmade recommendations for me to consider. She toke the time to listen to me and this was truly a very good experience. I will recommend her to anyone. EXCELLENT APPOINTMENT.
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Dr. Cox is extremely knowledgeable and answered all my questions thoroughly and accurately. She was very patient with me during the entire appointment and I never felt rushed at all. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a primary care physician!
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Dr. Cox was incredibly attentive and gave me a since of security by giving the impression that she will do everything in her power to give me the best care and treatment possible and available.
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I thought she was very thorough and took the time to really listen to me, and talked to me like I am an intelligent person capable of making informed decisions about my health :)
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I booked my physical with Dr. Cox based on other Zoc Doc reviews, and they did not lead me astray! This was the most thorough, non rushed appointment I've had. She calmly asked questions to learn my medical history and answeredall of my questions, with great information and suggestions. It was honestly the most pleasant appointment I've had and for once I feel like I may finally have found a PCP who I will feel comfortable with and who pays attention to me, and not just words on a chart. Thank you Zoc Doc community!
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It was a good visit, she seems really nice and asked smart and thoughtful questions
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I think she was great!!
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Although the wait was slightly long, I definitely recommend Dr. Cox. I chose her because of the other comments and reviews on ZocDoc and she did not disappoint! She was very nice, caring, and definitely went out of her way to listen to and address all of my concerns.
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Dr. Cox truly cares about her patients. She is thorough, caring, and has a great bedside manner.
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Dr. Cox was prompt, professional and very kind. She recommended alternative tests for what I was asking, which made more sense from a medical perspective - this is what we want from our doctors! Fast and easy results. Highly reommend
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I got there a little late due to the crazy morning rush-hour traffic, but Dr. Cox was able to see me anyways, and she was so helpful! I just moved to DC from a completely different area, one that was incrediblyunderserved from a medical perspective, and one in which doctors often didn't have the time to listen to any issues I had that were not immediately pressing. In Dr. Cox's case, however, this is so far from the truth! She listened and took the time to address issues that have been brewing but that I haven't been able to bring up with any doctor in years. I feel like she really cares, and like she really wants what's best for me, and that makes such a huge difference.
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She is thorough and conservative, but in a good way. Cares about the well-being if her patients and spent longer than average time with me p.
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Dr. Cox is very attentive and helpful. She listened to me well and made me comfortable. I highly recommend her.
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Doctor Cox provided excellent service. She was patience in answering all of my questions and she left me feeling informed. I would recommend her and I will see her again.
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Dr. Cox was kind and professional - just what I was looking for - not an "alarmist" but, rather, practical and conservative in her approach. The staff was also very nice, but the wait time was ridiculous. After being put inthe room, I waited for more than forty minutes. My appointment was for 3:45 and I did not see the doctor until 4:45. That's a problem. Also, I was informed that the office would be moving in January - a minor inconvenience (it will be easily metro accessible) as part of the reason I went to this place was that it was so close to home and work.
Less than 1 year ago
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She actually LISTENS to your concerns and then will make an assessment
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Dr Cox was great. She took a lot of time to ask me about my medical history and to answer my questions. She walked me the steps of my procedure and asked several times if I was doing ok.
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Dr. Cox is professional, engaging and thorough. She always starts out by reviewing what happened during the last visit and takes time with each question or concern--fully addressing and giving options.
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Dr. Cox is very professional and kind. I have been seeing her for over a year a primary care doctor and will keep going to her because I know I am in good hands
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Professionalism, very please.
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Dr. Cox was so great and helpful at my appointment. I had a lot of questions and she was calm and patient while explaining and answering all of them. She was great, as was everyone else who helped me in theoffice. I had an afternoon appointment and I was worried I would be waiting for hours in the office but I was seen promptly. I would definitely go back.
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Dr. Cox is an excellent doctor. She's detailed oriented & very organized. She was informative & really explained things to me during my appointment. I would recommend her to anyone looking for an amazing doctor!
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She was very helpful & kind.
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Good appointment but waited an hour between the time I arrived and when I saw the doctor. Had a 12pm appointment and didn't see doctor until ~12:55.
Less than 1 year ago
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Appointment went. I was pleased that Dr Cox remembered my from my previous appointment. I followed the Dr's advice and the results were successful removal of ear wax and return of my hearing.
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Dr Cox was very professional and thorough in her examination of me.
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Love her she's one of the best, I talk to her about anything she so sweet and caring.
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Dr. Cox was great and addressed all my concerns in a kind way. However, the wait time was a little long and the nurse (white with a European accent) who escorted me to the room was extremely rude and tried totell me I couldn't have one of my concerns addressed in this visit and tried to convince me not to say anything. She was very oft putting but luckily the Dr. made up for it.
Less than 1 year ago
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Very thorough, great bedside manners, very helpful.
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Overall good first visit! The office staff were nice. Dr. Cox spent plenty of time with me, was very nice, fully addressed my issues and answered my questions. I did have to wait for about 45 minutes to see her, butthey have good WiFi and I was able to work during that time (and Dr. Cox apologized for the wait).
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i wasn't impressed with the level of customer service... it left much to be desired... i probably will not return to this location unless i'm in dire need... the doc wasn't too bad... i'd recommend her...
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I think that she was very informative and attentive to my needs and questions.
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