Dr. John Costello, MD

Dr. John Costello, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. John Costello, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in internal medicine and rheumatology.Read his story

2821 N Ballas Rd Ste 165

Saint Louis, MO 63131

Contact Information

(314) 995-9988

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Dr. Costello's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Anemia
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Asthma
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Pain
Congestive Heart Failure
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetes
Difficulty With Walking
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Gout
Hand Conditions
Heart Disease
High Cholesterol
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Infections
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Syncope
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

My Care Philosophy begins with being truthful. It continues by being as accurate as the medical data and science support. It completes itself with through communication and kindness.

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1984
    Barnes & Jewish Hosp-Wash U
    Fellowship Hospital
    1984
  • 1980
    Saint Louis University Hospitals
    Residency Hospital
    1980
  • 1978
    Saint Louis University Hospitals
    Internship Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1977

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Dr. Costello's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Costello

3.6

Based on 25 reviews

5 Stars
52%
(13)
4 Stars
12%
(3)
3 Stars
4%
(1)
2 Stars
4%
(1)
1 Star
28%
(7)

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Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Costello's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Costello is a wonderful doctor, he treats you like a friend rather than a patient.
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I waited for over an hour to see this doctor. I was early for my appt, which was at 8 am, I wouldn’t think he’d be behind schedule that early. He knew I was in a great deal of pain trying to sit in a chair in the waiting room. Didn’t really listen to what my complaints were and didn’t offer any...Read More
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I've been going to Dr. Costello for more than 20 years and have found him to be an excellent doctor and diagnostician. I would highly recommend him to family and friends. In fact, my wife is now a patient.
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Beware of the ease of getting a quick appointment here, there is a reason for that, no other rheumatologist in the St. Louis area can get you in for appt. within 2 days of calling. He asked inappropriate sex question. If you are seeing him as a rheumatologist be warned to only pay your copay as a...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Medicare Non-HMO
American Enterprise Group
American Republic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Benesys
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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St. Luke's Hospital

Chesterfield, MO

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