Dr. Anthony DeCotis, MD

Dr. Anthony DeCotis, MD

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Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
64 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Anthony DeCotis, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Fort Walton Beach, FL. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Magellan Health Services
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. DeCotis performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Arthritis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 92% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. DeCotis "When you schedule an appointment with our office; we take the time to speak with you, understand your concerns, discuss alternative treatments and you will always see Dr. DeCotis. We appreciate the opportunity to help you with your medical needs."
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Georgetown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Hackensack University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Hackensack University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. DeCotis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. DeCotis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. DeCotis to family and friends
3.4
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. DeCotis' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Alexandria, VA |
Terrible doctor. Prescribes meds and pushes you out the door. Young rheumatology patients, see someone else. He doesn't care about quality of life or longevity. Front desk staff also very rude.
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Shalimar |
Dr DeCotis was wonderful to me when I was a patient in the Northwest Florida Rehabilitation center. He always had a minute to chat. In his office the staff is very helpful and approachable. Never a long wait when I was seen at the office. Dr DeCotis even apologized for keeping me waiting when he...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. DeCotis accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Magellan Health Services
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. DeCotis has admitting privileges

Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
1000 Mar Walt Dr
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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