Dr. Michael Istfan, MD

Dr. Michael Istfan, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(24)
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Dr. Michael Istfan, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Charleston, WV and has been practicing for 28 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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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 99% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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
  • 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
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West Virginia.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Istfan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Istfan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Istfan to family and friends
4.7
based on 24 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Istfan's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Union, MO |
He's the best! Takes time with you. He has always helped me, never let down. Excellent doctor! Recommend highly!
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Charleston, WV |
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...more
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in Poca, WV |
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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in Chas |
Dr. Istfan is great. Straight & to the point with a soft, compassionate demeanor.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Istfan accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • 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

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Hospitals where Dr. Istfan has admitting privileges

CAMC General Hospital
501 Morris St
Charleston, WV 25301
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Thomas Memorial Hospital
4605 Maccorkle Ave SW
South Charleston, WV 25309
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