Dr. Baskaran Joshua, MD

Dr. Baskaran Joshua, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
73 y/o
(32)

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Dr. Baskaran Joshua, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Lake Worth, FL and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Joshua & Joshua MD PA

3918 Via Poinciana Ste 1

Lake Worth, FL 33467
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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 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 Drainage
Joint Injection
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
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
    1978
  • 1976
    Norwalk Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1976
  • 1974
    French and Polyclinic Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1974
  • 1973
    Ellis Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1973
  • 1971
    Madras Medical College
    Medical School
    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

2.5

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
34.375%
(11)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
3.125%
(1)
2 Stars
6.25%
(2)
1 Star
56.25%
(18)

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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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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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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