Dr. Joel Doughten, MD

Dr. Joel Doughten, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Joel Doughten, MD is a family medicine specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in family medicine and geriatric medicine.

Joel D Doughten, MD

4435 Brockton Ave

Riverside, CA 92501
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Dr. Doughten's Experience

Dr. Doughten's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

191  Conditions Treated


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25  Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Biopsy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hearing Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Spirometry
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Iowa State U-Usaec
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Oreg Health Scis University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Umdnj Rutgers
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Doughten has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Riverside Community Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Doughten is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Doughten's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Doughten to family and friends
26 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Doughten's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Doughten, while competent, has extremely poor bedside manner. His attitude is one of superiority and ego. He doesn't actually listen when you explain your problem, and shows a general disdain others. He doesn't like to be questioned, and while being a very intelligent person, clearly has much to...more
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