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Dr. John Botson, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 42

Dr. Botson

Dr. John Botson, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Ohio State U, College Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(907) 562-2277

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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very high

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
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paracentesis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • 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

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Botson, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 10 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
2009
2007
2004

Awards

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I have been his patient for almost ten years and now travel 160 miles for my appointments. He is wonderful and caring. I could not ask for a better doctor.
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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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I have been a patient of Dr. Botson since 2012. I have scleroderma and have done very well under his care. Outstanding doctor.
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Dr. Botson has a great personality and is highly educated in this field. He gives a great amount of time with his patients and works to solve problems. U
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Dr Botson is both extremely knowledgeable and dedicated to providing the best possible care to his patients. Although he has a busy schedule he takes as much time as needed to make sure the patient understands their medical condition and the best possible treatment.
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