Dr. Richard Yonker, DO

Dr. Richard Yonker, DO

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Yonker, DO is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Englewood, FL. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

684 S Indiana Ave

Englewood, FL 34223

Contact Information

(941) 475-3839

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
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
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • 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
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Albert Einstein Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Albert Einstein Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Fla
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yonker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yonker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yonker to family and friends
2.5
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Yonker's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Cape Coral, FL |
Saw dr tinker for a little over a year. I really had a good experience with him and the staff and would have recommended them until I found out that he did some blood work and left out the fact that I have lupus! That blood work was done in 2016 and I just found out from my primary doctor about the...more
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Sarasota, FL |
Terrific experience from prior paperwork, professionally greeted, detailed review of symptoms, up to Dr. Yonker himself. He went over my past surgeries with me & made recommendations on each of my issues. His manner is very compassionate & his knowledge is exceptional. Thanks very much to the...more
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in Bonita Springs Fl |
I have been going to Dr Yonkers for a number of years now. I have suffered much pain before I went to Dr Yonkers . I have 13 joints of ra he has been able to find the right remedy for me many many times He has been the best for me .And also I have recommended to many people, and friends And they...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Yonker accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Yonker has admitting privileges

Sarasota Memorial Hospital
1700 S Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34239
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