Dr. Joseph Huston, MD

Dr. Joseph Huston, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph Huston, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 47 years.

1301 MEDICAL CENTER DR The Vanderbilt Clinic, Suite 2501

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

(615) 322-1900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Huston performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Rheumatoid Arthritis
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • 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
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Huston has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Huston's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Huston to family and friends
3.4
based on 14 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Huston's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Cookeville, TN |
Dr. Huston has been my rheumatologist for 30 years. He is a wonderful doctor and cares about his patients. Would highly recommend him.
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Murfreesboro, TN |
Dr Huston has been my rheumatologist for 28 years. He is the best.
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Nashville, TN |
No effort to build rapport. He asked rapid fire yes/ no questions. Showed no concern. I left feeling unheard.
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Newark, NJ |
If I could,I'd give him a zero. Having to drive almost an hr and a half to be told that I had high levels of inflammation,but was being released was a complete waste ofmy time and money...I wouldn't recommend him to anyone
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Cleveland, TN |
He came into the room first question he ask was why are you here. He had my daughter's records from other physicians for awhile before we came to him. He made my daughter, my husband and myself feel as though we were wasting his time by being there. I would not recommend this Doctor to anyone. I...more
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Dr. Huston accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
    Coventry Health Care of Tennessee PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Huston has admitting privileges

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1211 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37232
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