Dr. Doruk Erkan, MD

Dr. Doruk Erkan, MD

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Rheumatology  |  
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45 y/o
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Dr. Doruk Erkan, MD is a rheumatology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Ankara Universitesi, Tip Fakultesi in 1995 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.Read his story

Weill Cornell Medicine Rheumatology

535 E 70th St Fl 8

New York, NY 10021
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup

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Top Care Areas

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

Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Arthritis
normal
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Erkan'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.

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Dr. Erkan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Erkan "Dr. Doruk Erkan is an Associate Physician-Scientist at the Barbara Volcker Center for Women and Rheumatic Diseases, Associate Attending Rheumatologist and Clinical Researcher at Hospital for Special Surgery, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. In addition to his rheumatology practice, Dr. Erkan has a long-standing research interest in Antiphospholipid Syndrome (an autoimmune clotting disorder) and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or "lupus"). After his Internal Medicine residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, he completed his Rheumatology fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Dr. Erkan has a medical doctor (MD) degree from Hacettepe University School of Medicine in Ankara, Turkey and a master of public health (MPH) degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Erkan has received several honors and awards from the American College of Rheumatology and the Arthritis Foundation for his research. He has published over 100 articles including research papers and invited editorials, as well as over 20 book chapters, and he has given over 100 research presentations and 80 invited lectures. He is the co-editor of the Neurology volume of the Handbook of Systemic Autoimmune Disease and the Associate Editor of Hospital for Special Surgery's Manual of Rheumatology and Outpatient Orthopedic Disorders."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Erkan "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Ankara Universitesi, Tip Fakultesi
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Beth Isreal Med Ctr/U Hospital Albert Einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Hospital Spec Surg/Weill Med College Cornell University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Erkan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Turkish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Erkan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Erkan to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Erkan's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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