Dr. Delfin Santos, MD

Dr. Delfin Santos, MD

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Age 58
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Dr. Delfin Santos, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Rochester Hills, MI and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre Y Maestra (PUCMM), Facultad De Ciencias De La Salud in 1985 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

135 Barclay Cir

Rochester Hills, MI 48307

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Insurance Accepted

  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
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Dr. Santos' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santos treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Santos treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santos treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Santos treats this condition more than 100% 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
Rheumatoid Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santos treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 97% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist

Dr. Santos' conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Amyloidosis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Arthrocentesis
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Biological Therapy
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Density Scan
Bone Disorders
Bursa Injection
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dry Eyes
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Tenotomy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Felty's Syndrome
Fever
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hand Conditions
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Infusion Therapy
Injection of Tendon
Injection Therapy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
IV Therapy
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
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
Peripheral Nerve Block
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Soft Tissue Injections
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Ultrasound
Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
Ultrasound-Guided Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

There is more to medicine than the right diagnosis and the right treatment.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1992
    Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1992
  • 1990
    W Suburban Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1990
  • 1990
    Chief Resident, West Suburban Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1990
  • 1987
    West Suburban Hospital Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1985
    Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre Y Maestra (PUCMM), Facultad De Ciencias De La Salud
    Medical School
    1985
  • 1980
    Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre Y Maestra (PUCMM), Facultad De Ciencias De La Salud
    Undergraduate School
    1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Santos' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Santos

4.2

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
79.16666666666667%
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4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(4)

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I’ve been seeing Dr Santos for 15 years. I lived in Boston for a few years and could not find anyone as good. Dr Santos has endless helpful suggestions, excellent bedside manner, is warm and respectful. He is never dismissive and he always makes me feel like we are solving a problem together. The...Read More
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I have been seeing Dr. Santos for years. He is the best Rheumatologist I have found. He takes his time with you, listens to what you are saying and lets you ask questions. Yes, I have had to wait, but he always apologizes and I know it is because someone before me needed a little extra time. It...Read More
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Very good and caring doctor. Good listener and medical detective.
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Wow! I finally found a Doctor who listens to my problems and actually helped me with my Rheumatoid Arthritis. He is very patient and very helpful. I would recommend Dr. Santos to anyone who is looking for a great , knowledgeable, helpful professional. Thank you dr. Santos. You saved me from pain
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The best.
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