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Dr. J Calmes, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Calmes

Dr. J Calmes, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(806) 771-2400

Dr. Calmes accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Calmes' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Calmes treats Fibromyalgia more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Osteoarthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Calmes treats Osteoarthritis more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Calmes treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of his peers

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

Dr. Calmes' conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. J Calmes, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1985
Tex Tech University Health Science Center
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Tex Tech University Health Science Center
Residency Hospital
1981
St Josephs Hospital
Internship Hospital
1980
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
Medical School
1985
1983
1981
1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Calmes' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Calmes

4.5

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
87.5%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
12.5%
(3)

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I’ve known Dr. Calmes for over 30 years and was his patient when he was in his fellowship for Rheumatology. He’s always been amazing. Very caring and empathetic. Dr. Calmes is thorough and takes the time to examine you and answer your questions. Dr. Calmes is a truly good man and anyone lucky...Read More
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WORST RHEMATOLOGIST WITHIN THE PANHANDLE & WEST TEXAS AREA!! HIS CARE TOWARDS PATIENTS IS NOT AT HEART!! HES JUST ABOUT THE MONEY!!
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Takes his time and you don't feel rushed. He answers questions and concerns. Staff is very friendly and helpful. I drive over 2 hours to see him and it's worth it.
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He was very thorough in his examinations.
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