Dr. J Gardner, MD

Dr. J Gardner, MD

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Age 67
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Dr. J Gardner, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Topeka, KS and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in rheumatology.

823 SW Mulvane St

Topeka, KS 66606

Contact Information

(785) 354-9591

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Gardner's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gardner treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gardner treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gardner treats Arthritis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gardner treats this condition more than 99% 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
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gardner treats Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Gardner treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Gardner's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
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
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. J Gardner, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Topeka, KS and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1976
University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
Medical School
1976

Awards

Dr. Gardner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gardner

3.3

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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0%
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2 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
1 Star
35.714285714285715%
(5)

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This doctor doesn't listen to your concerns and pain levels. Instead takes 2 minutes to look at you and make a decision. Poor bed patient care.
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I would not recommended this Dr. He didn't explain anything just pretty much said I don't know what's wrong but your blood work isn't normal. Cut me off when I was trying to ask questions. Left very Frustrated!
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WAY better than my rheumatologist in my bigger, fancier city. He actually listened, plus was able to figure out side effects of my prescriptions and help me correct them. My old rheumatologist's lack of listening and lack of trying things led me to get progressively worse under his care and to have...Read More
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Was looking for a diagnosis on my heath issue, started with my general practitioner who sent me to Neurology for tests which came up negative, who referred me to Dr. Gardner. He was exceptionally attentive and had a very good idea of what I had before I set foot in the door. At the end of my...Read More
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Dr. Gardner does not take time with his patients. He disregarded most of my symptoms and told me they could be psychosomatic. Years later I found I was positive for EBV and Lyme. I have never disliked a doctor more.
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