Dr. Rama Palwai, MD

Dr. Rama Palwai, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
49 y/o
(40)

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Dr. Rama Palwai, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Tomball, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. She specializes in rheumatology.Read her story

NORTH HOUSTON RHEUMATOLOGY ASSOCIATES

425 Holderrieth Blvd Ste 108

Tomball, TX 77375
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthSmart
  • Memorial Healthcare System
  • UnitedHealthCare

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. Palwai's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palwai treats Arthritis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Palwai treats this condition more than 100% 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
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palwai treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Palwai treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rheumatoid Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palwai treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Palwai treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist

Dr. Palwai's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Loss
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Connective Tissue Disorders
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Hand Pain
Herniated Disc
Infusion Therapy
Injection of Tendon
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Knee Pain
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Muscle Weakness
Neck Pain
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
Parvovirus Infection
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatic Diseases
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Trigger Finger

About Me

Biography

"We believe in the connection of mind, body, and spirit. Our goal is to achieve maximum well-being, where everything is functioning at the very best that is possible. We have a personal commitment to move toward the right end of the wellness continuu...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 2000
    Geisinger Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2000
  • 1998
    Edgewater Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1998
  • 1993
    Kurnool Government Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1993
  • 1992
    Kurnool Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School
    1992
  • 1986
    India
    Undergraduate School
    1986

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Telugu
  • English

Awards

Dr. Palwai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Palwai

3.6

Based on 40 reviews

5 Stars
60%
(24)
4 Stars
5%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
5%
(2)
1 Star
30%
(12)

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After the first visit my wife and I were thinking about finding another doctor. After the second we decided to stay for a while and now I wouldn't trade Dr Palwai for anyone. Once you understand how she thinks, she is fabulous. He staff is on the ball. They are the most efficient office I have...Read More
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190 characters! Here goes: specialty pharmacy called me they need refill and Dr. declined said must come in for followup. Called Dr. said nothing new to discuss don't want to spend $75 just to get refill. Dr. office said my insurance requires visits for medicine approval. Called insurance and...Read More
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She gave me a steroid injection for my swelling/pain for my joints and prescribed Prednisone for it as well. She answered all my questions and I left with the care that I was expecting. Both the staff and Doctor were polite. I will continue to see her regarding my joint flare ups.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Palwai about 18 months. I had previously been a patient of another rheumatologist for over 15 years and decided it was time for a change. Dr. Palwai has been a real blessing. She has identified some addional medical problems that had been overlooked previously. She is...Read More
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The Best Doctor in town. Extra care, taking time to explain. each and every step. Feeling blessed. Doctor and staff on time and top of everything.
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Locations

North Houston Rheumatology Associates

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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
BestChoice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Community Health Choice
Coventry Health Care
HealthSmart
Memorial Healthcare System
Memorial Consumer Health Plan (MCHP)
UnitedHealthCare
Basic PPO
United Healthcare POS

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