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Rheumatology | Male

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W. Patrick Knibbe MD, FACR is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology and is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. He specializes in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, osteoporosis, and pediatric rheumatologic diseases. Dr. Knibbe trained in the Internal Medicine Honors Program at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and completed his fellowship at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. He has been in private rheumatology practice since 1981.

Biography

Dr. William Knibbe, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Boise, ID. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Knibbe is affiliated with St. Luke's Boise Medical Center.

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Dr. Knibbe's Reviews

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based on 32 total surveys (3 with reviews)
Dr. Knibbe's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
in Boise, ID |
I have been a patient of Dr. Knibbe's since 2008. After going to 6 different Drs, he had a diagnosis in 15 minutes, and a plan for treatment. I am comfortable discussing any problem I might have, he never rushes me during an appointment. I really enjoy his humor too. I would have no problem recommending him to anyone that is in need of a rheumatologist.
Boise, ID |
I can not say enough about Dr. Knibbe. For two years my daughter went from Doctor to doctor to specialist, passing us around and not giving us any new information. After one visit with Dr. Knibbe, we finnaly had answers. He took the time to ask questions and listen. After two years of being in pain and no answers from other doctors, Dr. Knibbe told us what was wrong, and what we could do. A wonderful man and Doctor.
in Eagle, ID |
I have been seeing Dr Knibbe for over 10 years. Before moving here from Chicago I was seeing the Head of Rheumatology at Northwestern University. Dr Knibbe is every bit as knowledgeable as the Doctors at Northwestern.
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Dr. Knibbe's Care Philosophy

W. Patrick Knibbe MD, FACR is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology and is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. He specializes in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, osteoporosis, and pediatric rheumatologic diseases. Dr. Knibbe trained in the Internal Medicine Honors Program at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and completed his fellowship at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. He has been in private rheumatology practice since 1981.

Dr. Knibbe'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
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Idaho not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • 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 Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Utah School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1976

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection