Dr. Joan Bathon, MD

Dr. Joan Bathon, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
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65 y/o
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Dr. Joan Bathon, MD is a rheumatology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 35 years. She specializes in rheumatology.Read her story

Columbia University Medical Center Division of Rheumatology

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 2

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bathon performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gout
normal
more than 76% of peers
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
normal
more than 70% of peers
Rheumatoid Arthritis
normal
more than 57% of peers

Dr. Bathon's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Bathon's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bathon "Dr. Bathon is the Director of the Division of Rheumatology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Previously, she was Deputy Director of the Division of Rheumatology and Director of the Arthritis Center at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Bathon is the Editor-in-Chief of the American College of Rheumatology journal, Arthritis and Rheumatism."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bathon "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

12  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Blood Test
  • Medication Management
  • Pain Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Md
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Md
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bathon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Bathon does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Bathon and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Bathon's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bathon to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Bathon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

On the first visit with Dr. Bathon she took the time to discuss all aspects of my case, was friendly and thorough. On the second visit, she remembered things we said the first time and confirmed that I did not have RA. She said I did not need a follow-up appointment, but that if I felt I needed her...more
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She has been my RA Dr. since the 1990's, until she left to go to New York. I still continue to see her once or twice a year. He knowledge about RA is over the top. Her love for the job is outstanding! She is always willing to share new information and research.
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