Dr. Michael Guma, DO
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Dr. Michael Guma, DO

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Rheumatology | Male

North Jersey Rheumatology Associates 312 Belleville Tpke Ste 3A North Arlington, NJ 07031 Get Directions

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Biography

Dr. Michael Guma, DO is a rheumatology doctor who practices in North Arlington, NJ. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Guma is affiliated with Saint Michael's Medical Center, Bayonne Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center.

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Dr. Guma's Reviews

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based on 21 total surveys (7 with reviews)
Dr. Guma's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (7)
in Lyndhurst, NJ |
I have seen many doctors over the last few years for a rare disorder and no other doctor treated me with the kindness and consideration of Dr. Guma. Although this condition is not related to his specialty, he took the time to do research on his own time and advise me on how to move forward to find someone who could help me. Finally, I have hope because of him. God bless this man.. he is so very special and I feel blessed to know him.
Kearny, NJ |
Dr. Guma is a great doctor, he is knowledgeable, compassionate and helpful. My only criticism is the overscheduling of patients. Consistent wait time of 45 minutes to an hour for a scheduled appointment.
in Kearny, NJ |
After visiting other rheumatologist, I walked into Dr. Guma's office with little hope that I would be able to walk normal again. I walked out with a clear and straight diagnosis and a treatment plan that would ultimately relieve my symptoms. Dr. Guma is an excellent Dr. and a credit to his craft. Don't confuse confidence with arrogance.
in New jersey |
I would NEVER recommend this man to anyone, not even my WORST enemy! The second he walked in the room he exude pure arrogance and ego. I'm a 43 yr old female looking for a "real Rheumatologist". This guy couldn't diagnose a severed head.
in North Arlington NJ |
Awesome doctor that met every need. Most helpful with the situation. Staff are all friendly and efficient.
in Bloomfield, NJ |
Took my mother ,first the office staff very professional ,then proceed with doctor which i was amazed the curtsy he had with my mother he ask questions to the problem she was encounter then ask if she had any questions to him ,i have not seen a doctor like Dr Guma for the last 25 years , in fact i have problems finding a good doctor for my self. He is the doctor you can trust .
Dr. Guma is a very arrogant doctor. He is not sympathetic at all. Avoid going to this doctor at all costs. He will waste your time and money.
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Dr. Guma's Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person.

Dr. Guma's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Rheumatology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Education

  • Medical School
    At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Saint Michael's Medical Center-Seton Hall Univ Sch Grad Med Ed
  • Residency Hospital
    Saint Michael's Medical Center-Seton Hall Univ Sch Grad Med Ed
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Saint Michael's Medical Center-Seton Hall Univ Sch Grad Med Ed

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate