Dr. Gary Botstein, MD

Dr. Gary Botstein, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Gary Botstein, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Decatur, GA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1975 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

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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Top Care Areas

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

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2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

63  Conditions Treated

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7  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.


  • 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
31 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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  • 1

Dr. Botstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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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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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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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The office constantly reschedules - already their hours are extremely limiting. It's tough to manage with work.
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