Dr. Rita Cuevas, MD

Dr. Rita Cuevas, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
(27)
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Dr. Rita Cuevas, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus in 1985 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

215 E Quincy St Ste 417

San Antonio, TX 78215

Contact Information

(210) 223-5588

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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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. Cuevas' Top Procedures and Conditions

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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
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fibromyalgia
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 Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Rita Cuevas, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 27 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
    1991
  • 1989
    Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1987
    Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1985
    University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School
    1985

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Cuevas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cuevas

3.7

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
62.96296296296296%
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4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
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2 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
1 Star
29.62962962962963%
(8)

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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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I have been seen a number of times in Dr. Cuevas office. She takes the time to listen, understand, answer questions, treats me as a fellow human being and works WITH me - not just a patient or a means to an income. It is very refreshing.
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Cigna
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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MultiPlan
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Baptist Medical Center

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