Dr. William Docken, MD

Dr. William Docken, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 73
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Dr. William Docken, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Chestnut Hill, MA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in rheumatology.

850 Boylston St Ste 130

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Docken's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Raynaud's Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Docken treats Raynaud's Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Docken treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Docken treats Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Docken treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Arthritis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Docken treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Docken treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Docken's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • 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
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. William Docken, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Chestnut Hill, MA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1977
Robert B Brigham Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1973
Beth Israel Hospital
Residency Hospital
1972
Beth Israel Hospital
Internship Hospital
1971
University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
Medical School
1977
1973
1972
1971

Languages

  • French Creole
  • English

Awards

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I’ve been with Dr. Docken since 1996, and wouldn’t feel comfortable with anyone else. He is very thorough, and doesn’t miss anything. He’s very knowledgeable in Rheumetology and I also had him as my primary care, up until he was very busy.
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I have seen Dr. Docken--on and off--for twenty years. He's a great doctor. Thoughtful, knowledgeable, great bedside manner, really listens to patient concerns. He is communicative, takes time to explain, compassionate. He's a fantastic physician.
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I have been seeing him for 10 years. All I can say is he is the most wonderful doctor I ever met. He's caring, kind, knowledgeable. He spend enough time to listen. He always returns calls. He is great.
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I have been seeing Dr Docken for over twenty years and he has been supportive and has provided me the best of care for my many ailments. He is the best!
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