Dr. Saulat Mushtaq, MD

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Rheumatology | Female

ST LOUIS MEDICAL CLINIC 3009 N Ballas Rd Ste 100B Saint Louis, MO 63131 Get Directions
Dr. Saulat Mushtaq, MD

Dr. Saulat Mushtaq, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Mushtaq is affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center.

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Dr. Mushtaq's Reviews

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2.6
based on 26 total reviews (10 with comments)
Dr. Mushtaq's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (10)
St Louis, MO |
This Is the worst Dr I have ever had. First she walks in the room "hey." Never introduced herself. Sits down and spends more time on her computer. God only knows what she puts in there. She claimed I had chest pain which I didn't. Then "assumed" I had a anxiety attack for a recent hospitalization which was really a lupus flare up. Then when I asked questions she became defensive nor gave me any of her medical advice. She would ask me what meds I wanted and give me something to read...etc
St Louis, MO |
Not only does she not remember me, regardless that I have been in there 3 times in just over a year, I went in for a medication/biologic renewal and she decided to start over with me since, although diagnosed by two other drs over 10 years, now I look fine. So biologic pulled and getting a new dr.
in St Peters, MO |
I found Dr. Mushtaq to pay attention to my symptoms, consider family history carefully (what I'm experiencing is exactly what my mother dealt with at age, when there was no standard treatment), order appropriate blood tests and ultrasounds to pinpoint the affected joints, and prescribe new medications that have been helpful. Her qualifications and experience in geriatrics, in addition to rheumatology, seem helpful as I age. I would recommend her to others having joint and age-related issues.
St Louis, MO |
Didn't listen to my concerns of symptoms that could be another autoimmune disease because "it's rare", even though a rheumy who saw me while I was traveling said symptoms were 'classic'. I also had a mini-stroke days prior (symptom of the other disease), & stopped meds til speaking with her. She scolded me, "it's NOT the meds that caused this! You NEVER stop them!" She also refused to acknowledge the stroke was connected so I saw the neurologist w/no rheumy support. I'll never go back.
in Sullivan,Mo. |
I was asked why I was there. Then (this was my first and only appt.) She stayed on her phone texting the entire time I was in the room. I felt she had some where else to be and I was NOT important. Do not go to her!!!
in Springfield |
I'd like to leave 0-stars. Mushtaq has a terrible attitude to match her ignorance. She ignored half of what I said about my symptoms, insisted that the rest was insignificant, and, initially, said that my symptoms're nothing compared to those of others. 3 times, she said "It's incurable, what do you want?" When I tried to show my skin symptoms, she laughed. When my anxiety made my pain worse - laughter. She insinuated I'm a liar & trying to get disabilty. Asked about PT - she said it's pointless
in Rolla, Mo |
Impressed by her aggressively tackling my problems from the start
New York, NY |
Horrible! She came into the room, asked me why I was there (after my records and labs had been at her office for a week), got on the phone to discuss another patient, hung up and immediately began texting her husband. Became very angry when I said I was leaving and told me repeatedly I'm a doctor, I need to be available to take calls. Then she proceeded to tell me that I most likely have fibromyalgia, lupus, and that if I don't take a biologic with my methotrexate that I will be disabled.
in Ballwin, MO |
Continually late for scheduled appointments ( a minimum of a 45 minute or more wait.
in Saint Louis, MO |
I was referred to Dr. Mushtaq after multiple doctors failed to do anything for my pain. Within 2 minutes of meeting me, she knew I had RA. Within a month of going to her, my pain was completely managed. All following check ups over the next two years were great. I'm so grateful.
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Dr. Mushtaq'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 Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
  •  Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Geriatric Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection