Dr. Gary Botstein, MD

Dr. Gary Botstein, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(31)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gary Botstein, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Decatur, GA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

2712 N Decatur Rd

Decatur, GA 30033

Contact Information

(404) 299-0187

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Autoimmune Diseases
high
more than 90% of peers
Arthritis
high
more than 83% of peers
Joint Pain
normal
more than 73% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Muscle Weakness
  • 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
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Paracentesis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University of Southern California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Botstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Botstein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Botstein to family and friends
3.1
based on 31 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Botstein's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Snellville, GA |
He is thorough in physical exam and medicine report at each visit. He gets regular bloodwork (which is taken by a facility next door). X-rays are available in his office. If needed, you can be dropped off at his door. Very convenient. I feel well cared for at each appt. I mentioned another ailment,...more
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in Marietta, GA |
I have been seeing Dr. Botstein for around 20 years. He is among the best , most knowledgeable (both in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine), most personable, patient, respectful, and dependable physician specialist that I have ever known. Dr. Botstein takes the time to thoroughly explain all...more
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Atlanta, GA |
The environment could use a facelift. The waiting room is depressing. The exam rooms look like they haven't been updated in 15 years. The amount of time spent waiting for the doctor to finally see you is unreasonable, I sat in the exam room waiting for 60 minutes before he finally came in. I...more
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Doctor Botstein has no bedside manner. His office constantly reschedules appointments to fit his limited schedule.
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in Atlanta, GA |
The office constantly reschedules - already their hours are extremely limiting. It's tough to manage with work.
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Dr. Botstein accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Botstein has admitting privileges

Dekalb Medical
2701 N Decatur Rd
Decatur, GA 30033
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