Dr. Eric Palfreyman, MD

Dr. Eric Palfreyman, MD

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39 y/o
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Dr. Eric Palfreyman, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Meridian, ID and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.Read his story

Idaho Arthritis Center

3277 E Louise Dr Ste 350

Meridian, ID 83642
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Palfreyman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palfreyman treats Fibromyalgia more than 98% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palfreyman treats Arthritis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Palfreyman treats this condition more than 96% 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

Dr. Palfreyman's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
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
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Vascular Disease
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Eric Palfreyman was born and raised in Boise, Idaho and is excited to practice Rheumatology in his home-town community. He is Board Certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine.He received his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Brigham ...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 2012
    Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2012
  • 2010
    Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2010
  • 2007
    University of Utah
    Medical School
    2007
  • 2003
    Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School
    2003

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Palfreyman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Palfreyman

4.6

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1 Star
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After seeing a different Rheumatologist in 2016, I wanted a second opinion, so my PCP sent a referral to Dr. Palfreyman with Idaho Arthritis Center. He denied my referral stating “there is nothing more I can do for her,” denying my ability of a second opinion. It has been 2 years since he denied...Read More
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Dr. Palfreyman literally saved me. All other Doctors for 20 yrs refused to listen to me or help. I'm 33 yrs and had no markers for inflamation and couldn't really walk or put my shirt on. ALL OTHER specialists couldn't see or listen and they told me I was fine & let my body damage itself . He...Read More
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I received a dx of autoimmune disorder and was provided a medication which had very limited benefits. My medication regiment was written on a post-a-note with very limited discussion. I obtained all information regarding my diagnosis on Web MD. The medication prescribed required more...Read More
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I've had a few Artritus Doctors in the last 26 year's and this last year I've been seeing Dr. Palfreyman. He's the best doctor, so kind, caring, and takes care of you. I would absolutely recommend him.
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AARP
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Altius Health Plans
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross of Idaho
Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Choice Health
First Choice Health PPO
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Moda Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
ODS Health Plan
PacificSource
Preferred PSN
Providence Health Plans
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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