Dr. Baskaran Joshua, MD

Dr. Baskaran Joshua, MD

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Rheumatology  |  
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72 y/o
(31)

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Dr. Baskaran Joshua, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Lake Worth, FL. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 47 years.

Joshua & Joshua MD PA

3918 Via Poinciana Ste 1

Lake Worth, FL 33467
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dimension Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Freedom Health
  • Health Care District of Palm Beach County
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Joshua "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. "
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • 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 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)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • 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
  • 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
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of American College of Rheumatology, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Joshua has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Creole
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Joshua does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Joshua and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Joshua's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Joshua to family and friends
2.6
based on 31 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (17)

Dr. Joshua's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

in West Palm Beach |
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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in West Palm Beach, FL |
I think he is a WONDERFUL DR. He is kind, compassionate, trusting. I Thanks him for all he does.
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in Ft.Pierce |
Very upsetting to drive over an hour away, wait an hour past my appointment time to be seen for 7 minutes. He asked me a few questions, I answered and told him everything I was experiencing, then he looked at me like I was stupid, walked away, sent me to lab and didn't say nothing else. Would NEVER...more
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in West Palm Beach, FL |
New patient as I had moved to Fl, with FL only insurance. I told him I was DX with RA 7 years ago, just needed new meds, routine visits, etc. He ordered more labs, and then would not give me to results over the phone, He nor his staff have time. THE most arrogant, self centered PITA I have ever...more
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in Boynton Beach, FL |
I find Dr. Joshua very easy to talk to he. He listens to you and has help me tremendously with my fibromyalgia, I would definitely recommend him to family and friends.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Joshua accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice
    NetworkBlue
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dimension Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Freedom Health
    Freedom Network
  • Health Care District of Palm Beach County
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • POMCO Group
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • Tricare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Joshua has admitting privileges

JFK Medical Center North Campus
2201 45th St
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
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JFK Medical Center
5301 S Congress Ave
Atlantis, FL 33462
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