Dr. Baskaran Joshua, MD

Dr. Baskaran Joshua, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
73 y/o
(31)

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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

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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

Dr. Joshua's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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. "

2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

70  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

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

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Dr. Joshua's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Joshua

2.5

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
35.483870967741936%
(11)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
2 Stars
6.451612903225806%
(2)
1 Star
54.83870967741935%
(17)

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What People Say About Dr. Baskaran Joshua, MD
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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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Luz in West Palm Beach – Nov 08, 2017
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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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Janey Karp in West Palm Beach, FL – Sep 21, 2017
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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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Not Happy in Ft.Pierce – Jul 14, 2017
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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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Betsy in West Palm Beach, FL – Jan 31, 2017
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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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Barbara C in Boynton Beach, FL – Jan 02, 2017
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