Dr. William Knibbe, MD

Dr. William Knibbe, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. William Knibbe, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in rheumatology.

600 N Robbins Rd Ste 302

Boise, ID 83702

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Knibbe "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."

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Knibbe does not have any board certifications listed.

68  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Knibbe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Knibbe to family and friends
33 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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Dr. Knibbe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Outstanding internist, rheumatologist and human being.
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Dr Knibbe was wonderful with my daughter. He spent a lot of time with us and answered all of our questions. He obviously loves what he does and I highly recommend him.
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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...more
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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...more
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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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