Dr. Ken Arakawa, MD

Dr. Ken Arakawa, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 61
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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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Dr. Arakawa's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Arakawa treats Gout more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Arakawa treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Arakawa treats Osteoporosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Arakawa treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Arakawa treats Low Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Arakawa treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Arakawa's conditions and procedures:

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 Drainage
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
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Trigger Finger
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • Mayo Grad School Med
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1985
    Mayo Grad School Med
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1982
    University Of Hawaii John a Burns School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1982

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Dr. Arakawa's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Arakawa

3.0

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
39.130434782608695%
(9)
4 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
3 Stars
8.695652173913043%
(2)
2 Stars
13.043478260869565%
(3)
1 Star
34.78260869565217%
(8)

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I've been with "Dr. Ken" for years. He is patient, intelligent, and caring. And he's an exceptionally good doctor, not least due to his steady compassion. Highly recommended!
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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...Read More
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