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Dr. Rita Cuevas, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 60

Dr. Cuevas

Dr. Rita Cuevas, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus in 1985 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.


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(210) 223-5588

Dr. Cuevas accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cuevas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cuevas treats Fibromyalgia more than 100% of her peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

Dr. Cuevas 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. Cuevas treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of her peers

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

Dr. Cuevas' conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Rita Cuevas, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus in 1985 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1991
University Tex San Antonio
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Tulane University Of Louisiana
Residency Hospital
1987
Tulane University Of Louisiana
Internship Hospital
1985
University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
Medical School
1991
1989
1987
1985

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Cuevas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cuevas

3.6

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
60.714285714285715%
(17)
4 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
1 Star
32.142857142857146%
(9)

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I went to see Cuevas (my one and only visit to any rheumatologist in San Antonio) in early 2000's-didn't know to whom to report her-ethics board? now... chronic pain since 1978-diagnosed with fibo in 1985 and RA in mid 1990's (I have a strong faith in God and thank him daily for my many blessings...Read More
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I saw Dr. Cuevas because I was looking for a new rheumatologist, not a second opinion. She was very rude, dismissive, and argumentative. She was so insistent that I had fibro and not sjogrens, which I've had for several years & was extremely symptomatic @ my visit, that she bruised my knee while...Read More
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I have heard of her and being one of the super doctors in Rheuatology. The only bad part is that I am a new patient and would like to set up and appointment, however, she has an answering machine and whoever that will return the call in 72 hours and to leave a message. How can we leave a message...Read More
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Dr. Cuevas should place a Humira neon sign on the office door. My visit became a mockery of my illness. Poor doctor service. Dr told me that Humira was the only treatment she recommeds for Ankylosing Spondylitis. My decision not to receive the injection made her rude and verbally combative. The...Read More
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Dr. Cuevas is a very kind and excellent doctor.
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