Dr. Padma Chimata, MD

Dr. Padma Chimata, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Padma Chimata, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Mysore Medical College in 1999 and specializes in rheumatology.

19770 Kingsland Blvd Ste 305

Houston, TX 77094

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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very high
more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

94  Conditions Treated

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6  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.


  • Mysore Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Christ Advocate Health Center/Uic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Iu School Of Medicine-Geriatrics/ Gerontorheumatology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Iu School Of Medicine-Rheumatology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chimata has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chimata's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chimata to family and friends
59 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (59)

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Dr. Chimata's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

She is a great doctor for you IF - you have hours to wait in the waiting room and then again in the exam room and IF you want to be put on numerous expensive medications with horrific side effects and not actually get to the root of your condition. She will not explore causes of your issues, nor...more
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The wait is always 2+ hours, which makes her time with patients rushed. I made an appointment to discuss changing my medication and was furious to have a nurse practitioner walk in to see me. I specified i wanted an appointment with Dr. Chimata when I booked. I was prescribed a medication that...more
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I went to doctor Chimata in 2015, she took her time to explain to me about my symptoms by them I was going to another doctor who put me in remicade for almost 4 years and my health did not improved at all, I had a rash in my hand and my feet were getting like purple; that's why i took the decision...more
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I was really hesitant after reading these comments to go to Dr. Chimata but, I AM SO GLAD I DID! she was so helpful in helping me understand my disease and not feel overwhelmed about what she had told me.The wait time is long but after meeting her I completely understand why. she is not someone who...more
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Stay FAR away !Let me tell you she the worst ! The wait time in the waiting room is at least 21/2 hours, then put into a room another 2 hour wait !The first time they used the excuse was their system was down, but went back for my results was even worse ! People were called into a room that was...more
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