Dr. William Docken, MD

Dr. William Docken, MD

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Age 72
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Dr. William Docken, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Chestnut Hill, MA and has been practicing for 41 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

Contact Information

(617) 732-9500

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
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
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 41 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
    1977
  • 1973
    Beth Israel Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1973
  • 1972
    Beth Israel Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1972
  • 1971
    University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1971

Languages

  • French Creole
  • English

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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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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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