Dr. James Nocton, MD

Dr. James Nocton, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. James Nocton, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in rheumatology.

8915 W Connell Ave

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Contact Information

(414) 266-6700

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  • Aetna
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
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This content was provided by Dr. Nocton "James J. Nocton, MD, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin and a Pediatric Rheumatologist at Children s Hospital of Wisconsin. He has been on the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics of MCW for 18 years and in addition to his interests in caring for children with rheumatic diseases, he has a strong interest in medical education. He is a previous director of the pediatric residency training program and is the current director of the pediatric rheumatology fellowship training program. Dr. Nocton is board certified in general pediatrics and in pediatric rheumatology. He has been a previous Chair of the Midwest Region of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors, and has served two terms on the Executive Committee of the Section on Rheumatology of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has helped to develop a number of new curricula for medical students and residents within the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). Dr. Nocton has published peer-reviewed articles in medical education and in pediatric rheumatology, including authoring three editions of the resident handbook On Call: Pediatrics. Dr. Nocton has won the department s teaching award as the outstanding teacher of students three separate times and as the outstanding teacher of residents once. He was elected by the MCW students to the Alpha Omega Alpha honorary society and is also a member of the MCW Society of Teaching Scholars."
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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

19  Conditions Treated

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  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Rainbow Babies & Chldns Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tufts University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Worse Dr ever seen. Dismissed my sons pain as imagined and stress suggesting we see a physiatrist. Dismissed that my son will get sudden fevers that after a couple hours goes away. Also was rude to my son telling him that he can run better then he did for the evaluation and made him do it over....Read More
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Dr Nocton’s behavior was unprofessional and demeaning when I took my daughter for her third visit. You don’t glare and stare down a parent for simply asking for a B12 and vitamin D test for facial flushing which he dismissed. I would never treat one of my clients that way. Going to draw blood...Read More
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