Dr. Karen Costenbader, MD

Dr. Karen Costenbader, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Karen Costenbader, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1991 and specializes in rheumatology.

60 Fenwood Rd

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 732-5325

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Costenbader's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Costenbader treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Costenbader treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Arthritis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Costenbader treats Arthritis more than 70% of her peers

Dr. Costenbader treats this condition more than 70% of her 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
Lupus
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Costenbader treats Lupus more than 62% of her peers

Dr. Costenbader treats this condition more than 62% of her peers

Dr. Costenbader's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
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)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Temporal Arteritis
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Karen Costenbader, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1991 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
Internship Hospital
1991
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
Harvard School Of Public Health
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Great Dr. I have been going to her for years and she was the only Dr at the time that knew what was going on with me. Always looking out for my illness and how I can have more good days than bad days. Thanks
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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