Dr. Scott Halista, MD

Dr. Scott Halista, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Scott Halista, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Springfield, MA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1982 and specializes in rheumatology.

3377 Main St

Springfield, MA 01107

Contact Information

(413) 734-5661

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Psoriatic Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Halista's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

61  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Christiana Care Health Servs Inc
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Halista has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Halista's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Halista to family and friends
20 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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

Dr. Halista's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I found Dr. Halista and the ATC after suffering years of pain and having many appointments with my primary care physician. Dr. Halista ordered tests, X-rays, and prescribed medication to meet my needs. I have been going to him for many years and highly recommend both him and the practice.
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Rude. I hunted for every piece of med hx I had. I was so sick.. I put a lot of hope into seeing him. He walked in the door grabbed my arm and told me "You have fibromyalgia go back to work" never took off my clothes or examined me. I had a high paying job and was supporting my family why would I...more
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I woke up with pain that lasted for hours every day starting in my early 30's, instead of trying to figure out why my primary just kept prescribing me different pain meds. Finally I took it upon myself and made an appointment with Dr. Halista. My first he took labs and xrays.. Comes to find out I...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Halista's for a couple of years now and find him to be very professional and easy to talk to. I never feel rushed and he always takes the time to answer my questions in detail if needed.
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Overall ok, but because Lupus is a difficult uncurable disease, I would have liked to have the Dr. offer other alternative treatments ealier to see if any other treatment would be beneficial.
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