Dr. Ken Arakawa, MD

Dr. Ken Arakawa, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(22)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ken Arakawa, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Hilo, HI. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

670 Ponahawai St Ste 122

Hilo, HI 96720

Contact Information

(808) 935-7890

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • 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
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Arakawa to family and friends
2.9
based on 22 total reviews (2 with 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)

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA |
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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in Honolulu, HI |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Arakawa accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Arakawa has admitting privileges

The Queen's Medical Center
1301 Punchbowl St
Honolulu, HI 96813
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