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Dr. Patricia Hopkins

Rheumatology
quincy, MA
41 years experience female

Locations

Office

quincy, MA

Address

500 congress st, quincy, MA
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts

Aetna

Harvard Pilgim Health Care

Medicaid

UnitedHealthcare

TUFTS Health Plan

About

Bio

I am a rheumatologist, 25 years in practice with interest in healing with whole foods, integrative medicine and traditional Chinese medicine. While I recommend and oversee the use of all biologics for Rheumatologic diseases I coordinate care with whole foods nutrition and chinese medicine.

Specialties
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Rheumatology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

23 Answers
0 Agrees
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Hopkins
Rheumatology 41 years experience
Esr: ESR elevation is non specific.. it means the liver is responding to inflammation from many causes. INfection, arthritis, tumor, virus or bactieria . In rheumatoid arthritis we use it as a marker for therapy efficacy..
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Hopkins
Rheumatology 41 years experience
Go to your doctor: you need to have a hematologist review the results. If your doctor ordered these tests, they should review the results with you .
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Hopkins
Rheumatology 41 years experience
Sleep issues: metabolic and sleep issues. these two symptoms are not connected..

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hopkins is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hopkins is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks, hoping to find a New York state Rheumatologist who specializes in this category of symptoms.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks! I figured that was what happened as it resolved quickly
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Dartmouth Medical School, NH
Graduated 1980MD

Residency

Internal medicine

Awards

community physician of the year

Affiliations

mass medical society
South Shore Hospital
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