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About Dr. Joseph A Markenson

Dr. Joseph A Markenson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY, with another office in Paramus, NJ. He has 48 years of experience. His specialties include Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Markenson has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph A Markenson is Great. Dr. Joseph A Markenson has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joseph A Markenson is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Hospital for Special Surgery

535 E 70th St
New York, NY 10021
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Hss Paramus Outpatient Center

140 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 175S
Paramus, NJ 07652
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Specialties

Dr. Joseph A Markenson has the following 2 specialties

  • Rheumatology

    A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
    Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.

  • 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. Joseph A Markenson has the following 13 expertise

  • Weight Loss
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Gout
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Localized Scleroderma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Tendinitis

Board Certifications

Dr. Joseph A Markenson is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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Waste of time and money

This is one of the worst experiences I have had with a doctor. I was going to let it go but I feel compelled to warn you. Dr. Markenson is an old, and old-school arrogant doctor. He is not up on the latest research and quoted me outdated studies from 25 years ago. When I gave him new data in order to better my treatment, he arrogantly dismissed it and was patently rude and unhelpful. In general, this is a field of surpressing symptoms. If you are seeing a rheumatologist for an auto-immune condition, such as arthritis, RA, lupus, CFS etc, I highly recommend you go to someone who can help you find the root of these conditions. Often, they are triggered by a pathogen, like Lyme or Bartonella.

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Dr Markenson is great

He's incredibly knowledgeable, has an outstanding bedside manner, and his office is remarkably efficient. I've NEVER had a physician experience anywhere near as positive.

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Five Stars

Dr. Markenson changed my life of pain from RA. He tried several treatments and I am now living without pain due to treatment with Enbrel. A remarkable and caring doctor.

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CNA's not knowledgeable enough with general information.

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Five Stars

Dr.Markenson and his staff are excellent. They always fit me in if necessary and are usually running on schedule or close to schedule. I never feel rushed.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2018)

    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.

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area

    Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2017)

    Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ are specialists and primary care physicians who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top physicians in the New York Metro Area who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    48 Years Experience

  • Boston University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1970

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joseph A Markenson accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire HMO
    • Empire PPO
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
    • Oxford Metro
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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