Dr. Donald Deraska, MD

Dr. Donald Deraska, MD

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Endocrinology  ·  
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55 y/o
(25)

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Dr. Donald Deraska, MD is an endocrinology specialist in Stoneham, MA and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in endocrinology.

Montvale Endocrine & Diabetes Center

92 Montvale Ave Ste 3675

Stoneham, MA 02180
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Deraska performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Thyroiditis
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Deraska'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

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1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Deraska does not have any board certifications listed.

47  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Well Woman Health Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Mass Gen Hosp-Harvard Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Deraska has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Deraska has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Deraska's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Deraska to family and friends
25 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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

Dr. Deraska's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

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,...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....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...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...more
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