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Dr. Joan Appleyard, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 61

Dr. Appleyard

Rheumatology Associates of Houston

2010 Naomi St Ste A Houston, TX 77054

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Dr. Joan Appleyard, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(713) 667-8292

Dr. Appleyard accepts the following insurance:

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

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appleyard treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 84% of her peers

Dr. Appleyard treats this condition more than 84% of her peers

Arthritis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appleyard treats Arthritis more than 75% of her peers

Dr. Appleyard treats this condition more than 75% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • 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
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Bursitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appleyard treats Bursitis more than 67% of her peers

Dr. Appleyard treats this condition more than 67% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Trochanteric Bursitis

Dr. Appleyard's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • 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
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joan Appleyard, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

1988
University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
Medical School
1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Appleyard's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Appleyard

3.3

Based on 7 reviews

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1 Star
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