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Dr. Joan Calkins, MD

Pediatrics ·  Female · Age 65

Dr. Calkins

Dr. Joan Calkins, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Hamburg, NY. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine and specializes in pediatrics and pediatric rheumatology.


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(716) 646-5188

Dr. Calkins accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Independent Health
Encompass
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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Dr. Calkins' conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Spine Disorders
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joan Calkins, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Hamburg, NY. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine and specializes in pediatrics and pediatric rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Rheumatology

Education

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency Hospital
Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Medical School

Dr. Calkins' Reviews

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3.8

Based on 25 reviews

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We have been going to Dr. Calkins for rheumatology for yrs. She was the first one that actually knew what to test my little boy for the figure out what was going on finally and diagnose him. She is very good at what she does & even though there are now more specialists at Children’s, we still...Read More
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Stay away from this physician. She is the worst Dr that I have come across. Poor bedside manner and did not provide my daughter with the proper treatment.
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After 6 months of my daughter being severely ill and no other drs being able to figure out what was wrong,Dr Calkins took the time and her brilliance to figure out my daughter had lupus.Under Dr Calkins care,my daughter became better and her lupus is currently under control!Dr Calkins always took...Read More
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She turned us away because my 16 year old daughter is too old. I called them back and explained that the adult doc is saying she's too young . They did not care. They said sorry, can't take anyone who's over 16. I said she's not over 16, she IS 16...they said sorry..They didn't care....This is sad...Read More
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