Dr. J Desmond O'Duffy, MD

Dr. J Desmond O'Duffy, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 84
Dr. J Desmond O'Duffy, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 55 years. He graduated from Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland, National University Of Ireland, School Of Medicine in 1958 and specializes in rheumatology.

943 S Beneva Rd Ste 201

Sarasota, FL 34232

Contact Information

(941) 366-3062

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS

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Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

0  Board Certifications

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69  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

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  • University College At Dublin / National University Of Ireland
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1952
  • Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland, National University Of Ireland, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1958
  • St Vincents Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1959
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1963
  • Int St Josephs Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1960
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1963

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. J Desmond O'Duffy, MD
He was extremely knowledgeable, intelligent, and had a quick sense of humor. What I most appreciate is that he took my case into personal account and did not simply write a Rx. He explained terminology, drew graphs, and entered my case into a computer study. He was most thorough and I cannot...Read More
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Leona in Sarasota, FL – May 24, 2017
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Saw Duffy because I suspected I had chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). I was unable to work due to debilitating fatigue & flu like sxs. Rheumatologists are supposed to dx CFS. He said CFS was a made-up dx for a bunch of lazy housewives in Nevada. Based on his evaluation, my PCP fired me & banned me...Read More
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