Dr. Ken Arakawa, MD

Dr. Ken Arakawa, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
(22)
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Dr. Ken Arakawa, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Hilo, HI and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in rheumatology.

670 Ponahawai St Ste 122

Hilo, HI 96720

Contact Information

(808) 935-7890

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Gout
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Arakawa's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

61  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Hawaii.

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 Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Mayo Grad School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Mayo Grad School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Arakawa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Arakawa's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Arakawa to family and friends
22 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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

Dr. Arakawa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I don't think Dr Arakawa cares about patient care anymore. He's too old and if your symptoms don't fall into his 'box' of what his training has told him, he washes his hands of you. Choose a younger more relevant dr who treats patients as a whole person and not just a lab report. FAIL!!
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Dr. Arakawa is an excellent diagnostician because he has superb listening and assessment skills. He is the kindest specialist I've ever had............after many experiences with rheumatologists who were too rushed, did not pay attention, did not answer all my questions, did not help what hurt. I...more
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