Dr. Joseph Nesheiwat, MD

Dr. Joseph Nesheiwat, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph Nesheiwat, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Saint George's University School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in rheumatology.

7373 Perkins Rd

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas


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more than 98% of peers
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more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nesheiwat "I believe that treatment of long term rheumatic conditions requires multiple approaches. Educating individuals about their condition and encouraging a healthy lifestyle with appropriate exercise is the foundation of care, and the judicious use of medical therapy can also be quite helpful after risks and benefits are carefully balanced."


  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • Florida Atlantic University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Saint George's University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nesheiwat has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nesheiwat's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nesheiwat to family and friends
based on 56 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (56)

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Dr. Nesheiwat's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Baton Rouge, LA
BEST Dr EVER! He takes the time to listen to you and understand you as a patient. He diagnosed me with Lupus very early on and is very willing to work for you and understand what works for every different patient. I am not necessarily the easiest patient because I see everything as normal (pain,...more
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in Metairie, LA
Very friendly and knowledgeable. He's the best doctor I have ever had.
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in Baton Rouge, LA
Correctly identified the source of my arm pain as being due to arthritis in the spine.
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in Zachary, LA
Dr. Nesheiwat was very thorough in his examination, asking for information relevant to evaluating my concerns so that together we could arrive at a correct diagnosis of my symptoms. I noticed that some questions were asked more than once and for me this was beneficial in that I would be giving the...more
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in Baton Rouge, LA
I love Dr. Nesheiwat. He is the 1st MD that has come up with a treatment plan that has actually helped in decreasing both the number & severity of my fibromyalgia & arthritis flare ups. I cannot say the same about his nurse Dana. She is rude, condescending, unwilling to work with you (the...more
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