Dr. Phillip Kempf, MD

Dr. Phillip Kempf, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(40)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Phillip Kempf, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Arlington, VA. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

1635 N George Mason Dr Ste 220

Arlington, VA 22205

Contact Information

(703) 525-3069

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Gout
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • 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
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • 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 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

  • Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Undnj
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Brown U/Roger Wm Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kempf has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kempf's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kempf to family and friends
2.6
based on 40 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (5)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (22)

Dr. Kempf's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (9)

Arlington, VA |
Dr. Kempf is the absolute worst doctor I have ever dealt with. He has no bedside manor and shows no empathy. I have no idea how this guy has not been reported to the state medical board. I cancelled my follow up appointment and found someone much better. You have been warned!
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in Alexandria, VA |
GRADE: F++++++ It's been hard trying to locate a reliable and caring rheumatologist in the Northern Virginia area. After seeing Dr. Kempf, it has worsen my trust issues with doctors. He exercises no empathy! Dr. Kempf is super dry, text book only personality, and has no concern for the patient on...more
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Fairfax, VA |
No bedside manner. Has been consistently rude for four visits (and will only renew my prescription if I see him so have to go back one more time) so after this next one, I am seeking a new Rheumatologist. Also, I have made most of the recommendations that have helped --by MYSELF and then I share...more
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Arlington, VA |
I am seeing him in conjunction with my ophthalmologist. He is also working with my doctors at NIH. He is always interested in my progress. I never feel rushed and I find his demeanor kind and considerate. He has a sense of humor. I feel like he cares about my progress and treatment.
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Arlington, VA |
Never this guy. Period.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kempf accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Kempf has admitting privileges

Virginia Hospital Center
1701 N George Mason Dr
Arlington, VA 22205
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