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Internist, Rheumatologist
40 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William Docken is Excellent. Dr. Docken has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 3.1
Courteous Staff 3.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. William Docken, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Education & Awards

Dr. Docken graduated from University of Chicago. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Boston, MA


Dr. Docken has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Faulkner Hospital 
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 


  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Persian
  • Italian
  • Creole
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Polish

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Additional Information
Dr. William Peter Docken MD is a male Internist, has 40 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. William P. Docken practice?
Dr. William Docken has 4 office locations.
Dr. William Docken practices Internal Medicine and Rheumatology near Boston, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Chestnut Hill, MA and Brookline, MA.
See Boston Internists and Boston Rheumatologists.