Dr. Don Cheatum, MD

Dr. Don Cheatum, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 79
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Dr. Don Cheatum, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Washington Univ Sch Of Med in 1964 and specializes in rheumatology.

8440 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 430

Dallas, TX 75231

Contact Information

(214) 345-1408

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • MultiPlan

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

43  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Washington Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1964
  • Dallas Va Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1965
  • Dallas Va Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968
  • U Tex Sw
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cheatum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cheatum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cheatum

3.5

Based on 55 reviews

5 Stars
52.72727272727273%
(29)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
5.454545454545454%
(3)
2 Stars
5.454545454545454%
(3)
1 Star
27.272727272727273%
(15)

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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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Glenda Bradshaw in Point, TX – Jun 09, 2017
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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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Ft Worth, TX – May 17, 2017
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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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Amy in Plano, TX – May 02, 2017
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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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Terry in Denison, Texas – Apr 29, 2017
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i just love Dr. Cheatum, MD he's a very very good doctor and reading how one patient left a remark saying that he uses old equipment i personally love the old fashion ways that is the best way now days all this new method way of treating a patient does no work for me. he's a older doctor that know...Read More
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kennette in Lewisville, TX – Feb 08, 2017
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