Dr. Rama Palwai, MD

Dr. Rama Palwai, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
49 y/o
(39)

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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

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Top Care Areas

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Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Rheumatoid Arthritis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Palwai's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Palwai "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 continuum, no matter what the current status of health. People can improve their level of well being even when there are temporary setbacks, where the goal is always achieving a state of sound mind, body and spirit."

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

63  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

  • Infusion Therapy
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Steroid Injection

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Palwai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palwai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Palwai

3.6

Based on 39 reviews

5 Stars
58.97435897435897%
(23)
4 Stars
5.128205128205129%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
5.128205128205129%
(2)
1 Star
30.76923076923077%
(12)

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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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D.L. in The Woodlands, TX – Jul 31, 2018
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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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MrsJennPach in TX – Jun 09, 2018
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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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Apr 15, 2018
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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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Srividhya Narasimha in Spring,TX – Jan 31, 2018
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I've been in pain for years and kept getting misdiagnosed by other doctors. I finally had an MRI that indicated inflammatory arthritis, so I made an appointment with Dr. Palwai. She is the first doctor that REALLY listened and she scrutinized my prior labs and images. She is incredibly thorough. I...Read More
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Chris in The Woodlands – Jan 12, 2018
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