Dr. Michael Fairfax, DO

Dr. Michael Fairfax, DO

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Michael Fairfax, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Kirksville College Of Osteopathy and Surgery in 1977 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

2451 E Baseline Rd

Gilbert, AZ 85234

Contact Information

(480) 834-6576

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Fairfax'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.

2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Kirksville College Of Osteopathy and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Lansing Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Naval Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doc, 2012
Media & Publications

Dr. Fairfax has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fairfax's Reviews

1.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fairfax to family and friends
52 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (52)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (37)

Dr. Fairfax's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    POOR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

The office staff was super rude over the phone. Once my PCP sent them all the information they asked for in order to even schedule an appointment they then told me that I couldn't make an appointment because they didn't think I needed to be seen based off of the office notes from my PCP. I am...more
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Dr. Fairfax's continually declines to reply to fax requests for prescription refills to the point where my husband has gone without medication for days, multiple times throughout the last few years. A nurse provided him with her personal cell phone number as, and I quote, "This office is notorious...more
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Ridiculous staff. wont answer the phone. didn't send new client packet and then turned me away when I arrived on time because they did not send me a packet to fill out. save your time. find someone that answers the phone
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He seems uncaring. I feel rushed. He says come back in 3 months. Staff gives you a 4 month appointment. Nothing gets better, just come back. He has no personality.
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He seems very competent. My main concern is that he didn't give me yearly labs that needed to be done along with the routine labs. I was unable to get my meds renewed until the yearly labs were done. I didn't get notification of this for two weeks after I had called and left messages and talked...more
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