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Dr. Rama Palwai, MD

Dr. Rama Palwai, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 50


Dr. Rama Palwai, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Tomball, TX and has been practicing for 19 years. She specializes in rheumatology.


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(281) 719-9221

Dr. Palwai accepts the following insurance:

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

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
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • 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)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • 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 Cramp
  • 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
1998
Edgewater Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1993
Kurnool Government Hospital
Internship Hospital
1992
Kurnool Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1986
India
Undergraduate School
2000
1998
1993
1992
1986

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Telugu
  • English

Awards

Dr. Palwai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Palwai

3.8

Based on 49 reviews

5 Stars
65.3061224489796%
(32)
4 Stars
4.081632653061225%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
4.081632653061225%
(2)
1 Star
26.53061224489796%
(13)

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She is the first doctor who took the time to listen to me and figure out what was truly wrong. I'd been suffering for years with wrong diagnoses and Dr. Rama Palwai gave me a proper diagnosis and I'm doing better. She also is very quick to respond if you send her messages through her patient...Read More
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Melissa, the front desk clerk, was very unprofessional to the point of being hostile when I stated my father had not received a reminder phone call for his appointment, as if they could not have made a mistake. Never mind the fact we showed up for an appointment that I personally scheduled today...Read More
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Her staff is very friendly and Dr.Palwai is very professional and caring. She takes her time to listen and to explain and answer any questions you might have. I wouldn't go anywhere else.
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Great staff and she is a great Dr. & great with reminder calls.
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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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