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Dr. Don Cheatum, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 79

Dr. Cheatum

Dr. Don Cheatum, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Wash U, School Of Medicine in 1964 and specializes in rheumatology.


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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Cheatum's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Psoriatic Arthritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheatum treats Psoriatic Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Cheatum treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Lupus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheatum treats Lupus more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Cheatum treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheatum treats Osteoporosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Cheatum treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Cheatum's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Don Cheatum, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Wash U, School Of Medicine in 1964 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1973
U Tex Sw
Fellowship Hospital
1968
Dallas Va Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1965
Dallas Va Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1964
Wash U, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1973
1968
1965
1964

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Dr. Cheatum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cheatum

3.6

Based on 56 reviews

5 Stars
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(30)
4 Stars
8.928571428571429%
(5)
3 Stars
5.357142857142857%
(3)
2 Stars
5.357142857142857%
(3)
1 Star
26.785714285714285%
(15)

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very dedicated to his patients. My appointment was at 430AM. He was there.
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I have been seeing Dr. Cheatum since 2006, at first I wasn't sure about him but I think that is normal for most people. As time went on and my condition reached its all time high, he worked hard at trying to get my pain and swelling under control. We went through several types of meds and quite a...Read More
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Dr. Cheatum is always behind in his appointments. I cannot figure out how he is unable to stay on time because once I am in the exam room with him he barely lets me speak, does not listen to my concerns when I become assertive and has never spent more than five to seven minutes in the room with me....Read More
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I could never get a hold of nurse at all when really needed. The office wait time is long and the nurses all seems careless.
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Though my first appointment was at 3:30AM!!!!!!! Dr Cheatum is by far the most knowledgeable Doctor I have ever known. After 30 years looking for a answer Dr Cheatum and his experience was finally able to connect the dots. I am on chemotherapy now and feeling so much better.
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