Dr. Jeffrey Perkins, MD

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Dr. Jeffrey Perkins, MD
Dr. Perkins is a native of Houston, Texas and received his MD and PhD degrees from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He received post-graduate residency training in internal medicine from Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland and completed his rheumatology fellowship training at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. Dr. Perkins is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, is board certified in both internal medicine and rheumatology and is an Assistant Clinical Professor at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Perkins is a Certified Clinical Densitometrist. Dr. Perkins sees patients in our Longmont and Broomfield offices. He founded Colorado Center for Arthritis and Osteoporosis in 1998.

1715 Iron Horse Dr Ste 100

Longmont, CO 80501

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Dr. Jeffrey Perkins, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Perkins, MD

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Arthritis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 89% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
high
more than 87% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Iritis
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatology Conditions
  • Scleroderma
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Vasculitis

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.

Education

  • Texas Christian University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Perkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Perkins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Perkins to family and friends
3.4
based on 23 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Perkins' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Boulder, Co |
I will always be grateful to Dr. Perkins for being the doctor who took a look at me from head to toe, so that I might have an idea of where my arthritis is headed. In the past 5 years, he's relieved some of the pain in my hands via use of cortisone shots, as well as being emotionally supportive. I find his staff to be professional and efficient, and don't ever have trouble scheduling appointments.
in Longmont |
If I could give a 0, I would. Dr. Perkins is absolutely awful. He is rude, condescending, and all around a horrible person. He would not believe me when I told him I was in pain and then he refused to do any tests to see if there were reason for my pain except for one MRI to see if there was a pinched nerve in my back. He said that he was 100% sure that I had no arthritis and when it was found in my back, he refused to look in other areas that cause me pain, that it was not medically necessary
in Erie, CO |
Dr. Perkins has kept my RA under control since Oct. 2000. I would recommend him and his staff to anyone.
in Denver, CO |
Worst doctor ever, worst bed side manner of any doctor I've ever encountered.
in Longmont, CO |
This was one of the worst places I have ever been.It took me 3 weeks to schedule an appt., (playing phone tag, and having to leave a message EVERY TIME.Not once did a human answer the phone),I had to wait another 5 MONTHS to get in.Then,they called me several times that week saying my Medicaid number was inactive.They had the wrong birthday after asking me for it several times to verify my identity.I was 3 min.late with all my paperwork filled out & they would not see me-told me I must reschedul
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Boulder Community Health
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Lutheran Medical Center
8300 W 38th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
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