Dr. Joseph Gilg, MD

Dr. Joseph Gilg, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph Gilg, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Urbandale, IA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

8421 Plum Dr

Urbandale, IA 50322

Contact Information

(515) 270-7222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
72

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • 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)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Nebraska
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Missouri
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gilg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gilg's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gilg to family and friends
4.0
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Gilg's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Des Moines, IA |
I have to admit that Dr Gilg and his nurse are the best doctor/nurse combination I've ever seen. They are the most pleasant and thoughtful in their care. I'm glad to have been referred to him and experience such high standards. Excellent is not even high enough of a score in my book.
in Urbandale, IA |
Patient, knowing, wanted to learn about me so could help. Devoted an hour, then did referrals for testing. Super personality
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gilg accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
    Health Net POS
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • PHCS
    PHCS Par-Multi Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Behavioral Health
    United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Wellmark
    Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Hospitals where Dr. Gilg has admitting privileges

Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
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