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About Dr. Gary P Gurka

Dr. Gary P Gurka, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Arlington, MA. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Allergy & Immunology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Gurka has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gary P Gurka is Great. Dr. Gary P Gurka has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Gary P Gurka is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Gary Gurka Md

63 Massachusetts Ave
Arlington, MA 02474
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Specialties

Dr. Gary P Gurka has the following 2 specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Gary P Gurka has the following 10 expertise

  • Itching
  • Watery Eyes
  • Immunotherapy
  • Allergies
  • Hay Fever
  • Food Allergies
  • Sinusitis
  • Asthma
  • Desensitization
  • Rash

Dr. Gary P Gurka has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Gary P Gurka is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Exceptional doctor!

I have been a patient of Dr. Gurka for 26 years. After years of being in and out of the hospital for upper respiratory infections and asthma related problems, and taking antibiotics several times a year, every year, I had finally had enough. Doctors could not tell me why I was always sick and would get frustrated when I would ask. At the age of 26, I was referred to Dr. Gurka by a nurse friend. During my initial visit, he spent quite a bit of time just listening to me, asking questions, doing extensive blood work, and getting to know me. He discovered that I had an autoimmune deficiency and has been taking care of me ever since. Because of related problems due to this deficiency, I see many different doctors. Dr. Gurka has, by far, the best bed side manner you could ever hope for in a doctor and he truly cares about his patients. While he is no longer a primary care doctor and focuses on allergy and asthma issues, he is still involved with my care. After 26 years, he is still my favorite doctor and one whom I trust completely.

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Horrible experience

I certainly will not recommend Dr. Gurka to a friend or family. I waited forever to be seen the first time. He claims to be an allergy specialist even though he is not Board Certified. I was made to continue allergy shots for over 5 years after signing some forms with lots of fine print. I could not stop when I wanted to. I might have just been receiving water all these years the shots did nothing to my allergies. Stay away!

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Great practioner!!

He was able to quickly diagnose a disease that other Boston doctors had taken a year to identify. His compassion and bedside manner was instrumental in gaining my cooperation in my own recovery.

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Five Stars

I have been seeing this Dr. for quite some time . He is the one who found my Blood problem . He has always been there. And is very understanding with me at all times when I need him.I would highly recommend . when I need him. Which to me is very importante

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Education

    37 Years Experience

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • New England Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Gary P Gurka accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Gary Gurka Md, 63 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA

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