Dr. Emily Pineda, MD

Dr. Emily Pineda, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Emily Pineda, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from University Of Santo Tomas in 1991 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

5414 Fredericksburg Rd Ste 150

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 615-9800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

62  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Santo Tomas
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Brown University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Emily Pineda, MD
Dr Pineda is a wonderful doctor . She's very knowledgable in her field and cares about her patients well being. She has a gentle hand when having to perform injections to her patients whom are already suffering. I have been under her medical care since the early 1990's. She has been able to...Read More
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Justine Martinez in San Antonio – Jun 10, 2018
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Dr. Emily Pineda failed to monitor medications she prescribed. I ended up having a serve reaction which landed me into a treatment center to get my body chemical adjusted. Her failure to monitor closely caused a very serious condition called serotonin syndrome. This can be very deadly. I would...Read More
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Feb 27, 2018
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Dr. Pineda’s office treats you like a probationer if you are on pain management. When you need your prescription filled you will be called in to “sign a document” and then get surprised into taking a urine drug test. That test costs $800. It was not covered by my insurance although I still got...Read More
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Feb 16, 2018
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Dr Pineda's office staff are excellent. They are prompt in submitting refillls to pharmacy, in very short wait times in waiting room for appointment as well as knowledgeable of insurance requirements. Dr Pineda and PAs are knowledgeable and so helpful in helping me manage my disease with...Read More
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Karen in San Antonio TX – Feb 12, 2018
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Dr. Pineda and her staff have made a tremendous difference in my life. I do not know where I would be if she had not accurately diagnosed and treated me. She takes a holistic approach to care that empowers patients, and she is a fantastic listener! Thank you!!!
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Ted in San Antonio, TX – Nov 11, 2017
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