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Dr. Donald Deraska, MD

Dr. Donald Deraska, MD

Endocrinology ·  Male · Age 56

  

Dr. Donald Deraska, MD is an endocrinology specialist in Stoneham, MA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in endocrinology.


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(781) 438-1800

Dr. Deraska accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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. Deraska's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deraska treats Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Deraska treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deraska treats Osteoporosis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Deraska treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Hashimoto's Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deraska treats Hashimoto's Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Deraska treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Deraska's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Well Woman Health Examination

About Me

Care Philosophy

We, at Winchester Endocrinology and Rheumatology, hope to guide and assist patients with all their health needs and concerns, so they can lead a fuller and happier life.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology

Education

1995
Mass Gen Hosp-Harvard Med Sch
Fellowship Hospital
1991
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Internship Hospital
1988
Johns Hopkins U, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1995
1991
1989
1988

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Deraska's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Deraska

4.1

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
69.23076923076923%
(18)
4 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
11.538461538461538%
(3)
1 Star
11.538461538461538%
(3)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Deraska's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Deraska will take the time to answer all of your questions. We have discussed at length 3 different treatment options regarding my osteoporosis. I never feel rushed when I have my appointment. He has a terrific demeanor towards his patients and you know he truly wants to help you.
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Dr. Deraska gets 5 stars (six, if I could) but i have to knock one off for his staff and that no matter what, you'll be waiting at least a half hour beyond your appointed time. He'll even tell you that and/or apologize on behalf of the front desk, which is a stand up professional move. In short,...Read More
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I see Dr. Deraska for Hashimoto’s. Such care & attention to detail!! Well worth any wait. He treats symptoms, not just TSH. MUCH more open-minded than most Western medicine doctors. Answered ALL my questions. Promotes eliminating gluten & open to prescribing T3 (synthetic & NDT). Also looks at B12....Read More
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Dr. Deraska is exactly what has been missing in my experience with Hashimoto's disease. He's thorough in explaining my condition and what needs to be done to treat the disease. I've never had a doctor listen as intently and ask pertinent questions like Dr. Deraska does. He is truly a partner...Read More
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Kind, knowledgeable doctor who gave my dad his full attention when he was there. Good at speaking in plain language, not medical jargon, when asked to do so. He is often quite late for his appointments (once I think he was about 90 minutes late, though his staff did call us to warn us he was...Read More
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