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Dr. John Botson, MD

Rheumatology •  Male • Age 43

  
Dr. Botson

Orthopedic Physicians Alaska

3801 LAKE OTIS PKWY, STE 300 Anchorage, AK 99508
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Dr. John Botson, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Ohio State U, College of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in rheumatology.


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Dr. Botson accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Botson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Autoimmune Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Botson treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Botson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Arthritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Botson treats Arthritis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Botson treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Botson treats Raynaud's Disease more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Botson treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Botson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Dr. Botson's Reviews

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5.0

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I have multiple autoimmune diseases. Dr B is compassionate, offering current and relevant care
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Thorough, professional & friendly Explains treatment & condition well.
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He has been my doctor for almost 9 years and I recommend him highly. Excellent office and staff!
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Dr. Botson is the best !!!
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Very professional and compassionate. I felt that he took the time to listen to my concerns asked lots of questions and seems to be determined to help get the quality of my life improved and ease the pain I am suffering from.
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Dr. Botson is very excellent In establishing a correct diagnosis.
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He and his staff are always personable and listen well. If I don't like the way something is being done they always try to accommodate me.
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Although the procedure I have done is painful, Dr. Botson does his best to make sure it is as easy & effective as possible. He is very knowledgeable, personable & is easy to communicate with. I have seen him for several years & he has been a tremendous help to me.
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Dr Botson takes the time to thoroughly listen. He is open to alternative options. He is good at coming up with additional solutions too (thinks outside the box.) Well mannered and caring.
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Dr. Botson is a great doctor. Always listens and make sure all concerns are covered and you understand. The best in Alaska!!!
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Biography

Dr. John Botson, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Ohio State U, College of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

2009
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2004
Ohio State U, College of Medicine
Medical School

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74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average