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Dr. Baskaran Joshua, MD

Dr. Baskaran Joshua, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 73


Dr. Baskaran Joshua, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Lake Worth, FL and has been practicing for 41 years. He specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.


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(561) 408-4844

Dr. Joshua accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Health Care District of Palm Beach County
Humana
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Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Joshua's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Joshua treats Arthritis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Joshua treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Joshua treats Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Joshua treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Tumidus Lupus Erythematosus
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Joshua treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Joshua treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Joshua's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • 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
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

My expertise is in the treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoporosis. This includes infusion treatments including treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis and all biological drugs.  I am dedicated to delivering cost-effective, quality care in a healing environment. 

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1978
Tufts New England Medical Center Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1976
Norwalk Hospital
Residency Hospital
1974
French and Polyclinic Hospital
Internship Hospital
1973
Ellis Hospital
Internship Hospital
1971
Madras Medical College
Medical School
1978
1976
1974
1973
1971

Languages

  • Creole
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of American College of Rheumatology, 2011

Dr. Joshua's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Joshua

2.6

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
38.23529411764706%
(13)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
(1)
2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(2)
1 Star
52.94117647058823%
(18)

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Dr Joshua diagnosed my rheumatoid arthritis right away and took immediate measures to help get it under control. He worked with me to get the right combination of medications to reduce my inflammation and pain. RA flare-ups are inevitable and he has always taken immediate steps to reduce my pain...Read More
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Since I had to move to nj bc my husband died my symptoms have gotton worse. He has managed to keep me in remission for 13 yrs when I lived in fl. Caring and willing to talk to patients. I hope to return. Very kind willing to listen . I'm moving to back to fl soon. i look forward to seeing him...Read More
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Walking in the door I had a bad vibe. Seemed like a pill mill, the amount of people in & out with scripts in their hands. After 45 mins past my appt time, I went to the window. They apologized and took me back to do vitals. Brought into ‘triage’ room where there were 2 other patients. They...Read More
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Very bad doctor, has no respect for pasient he does not listen to your needs he’s not polite, he treats patients very bad he speaks very loud, very bad experience . I’m so disappointed that he’s a doctor he’s not professional. He’s license should be suspended. I don’t want to give any stars
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I think he is a WONDERFUL DR. He is kind, compassionate, trusting. I Thanks him for all he does.
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