Dr. Michael Istfan, MD

Dr. Michael Istfan, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Michael Istfan, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Charleston, WV and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Joan C Edwards School Of Medicine At Marshall University in 1984 and specializes in rheumatology.

4610 Kanawha Ave SW Ste 301

Charleston, WV 25309

Contact Information

(304) 720-8701

Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for West Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Istfan's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Istfan treats Osteoarthritis of Shoulder more than 100% of his peers

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

Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Istfan treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 100% of his peers

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

Elbow Injuries
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Istfan treats Elbow Injuries more than 100% of his peers

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

Dr. Istfan's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Felty's Syndrome
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
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
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
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
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Istfan, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Charleston, WV and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Joan C Edwards School Of Medicine At Marshall University in 1984 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1990
Med University Sc
Fellowship Hospital
1987
CAMC
Residency Hospital
1985
CAMC
Internship Hospital
1984
Joan C Edwards School Of Medicine At Marshall University
Medical School
1990
1987
1985
1984

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

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Dr. Istfan's Reviews

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4.7

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
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1 Star
4.166666666666667%
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He's the best! Takes time with you. He has always helped me, never let down. Excellent doctor! Recommend highly!
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I have been a patient of Dr. Istfan's for a couple of years. I have arthritis that is progressing quickly. Although Dr. Istfan listens to what I have to say, and he does spend time explaining what is going on with my body, he is a doctor who prescribes NO pain medications. I am in pain, and I...Read More
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I have been a patient of Dr Istfan for many years. He's very kind and compassionate and very thorough. He always treats my husband and I with respect and always answers all of our questions. Great Doctor!! :)
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Dr. Istfan is great. Straight & to the point with a soft, compassionate demeanor.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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CAMC General Hospital

Charleston, WV

Thomas Memorial Hospital

South Charleston, WV