Dr. J Desmond O'Duffy, MD
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Rheumatology | Male

Biography

Dr. J Desmond O'Duffy, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Sarasota, FL. He is 83 years old and has been practicing for 59 years. Dr. O'Duffy is affiliated with Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

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    Dr. O'Duffy's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. O'Duffy to family and friends
    4
    based on 12 total surveys (2 with reviews)
    Dr. O'Duffy's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (2)
    in Sarasota, FL |
    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 overemphasize that at the end of this scenario he recommended NO DRUGS which I appreciate. He could have simply looked at my osteoporosis numbers. I recommend is 100%. Wish all doctors were like him.
    sarasota, fl |
    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 from Intercoastal. Later I was dx'ed with reactivated mono thru blood test. Eventually became so debilitated had to quit working & am home bound with severe CFS. Duffy is a disgrace to his profession.
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    Dr. O'Duffy's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Rheumatology
    •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    Conditions Treated

    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Foot Conditions
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
    • Knee Disorders
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Lyme Disease
    • Malaise and Fatigue
    • 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
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Systemic Vasculitis
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis

    Education

    • Medical School
      Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland, National University Of Ireland, School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1958

    • Internship Hospital
      St Vincents Hospital

      Completed in 1959

    • Residency Hospital
      Cleveland Clinic

      Completed in 1963

      Int St Josephs Hospital

      Completed in 1960

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Cleveland Clinic

      Completed in 1963

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Procedures Performed

    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate