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Dr. Robert Vawter, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Vawter

Dr. Robert Vawter, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Wheeling, WV and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation, College Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in rheumatology.


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Dr. Vawter accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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No malpractice claims found for West Virginia
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Dr. Vawter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Autoimmune Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vawter treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Vawter treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vawter treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Vawter treats this condition more than 100% of his 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
Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vawter treats Gout more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Vawter treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout

Dr. Vawter's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Vawter, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Wheeling, WV and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation, College Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Education

West Virginia University Hosps
Residency Hospital
1990
Ohio Valley Med Center
Residency Hospital
1983
Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation, College Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
1983

Languages

  • Filipino
  • English

Dr. Vawter's Reviews

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Dr would not see me when I was referred to him from a clinic !
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Excellent specialist. Took me from a horrible situation (onset of RA) to a place where my quality of life is as good as normal. Does not always tell you what you want to hear, but cares about his patients and his work.
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Dr. Vawter has kept me symptom-free for over 10 years with my RA. I look forward to my visits with him, and don't understand the negative reviews at all! Yes, he is to-the-point, brusque at times, but he is always punctual, very knowledgeable, and did I mention I'm symptom-free????
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Dr. Vawter was very informative, friendly and helpful. I learned the most about my condition on my first visit with him then I ever learned from the multiple visits with the three previous doctors I had seen. Dr. Vawter spent 40 minutes talking to me about my condition and really impressed me with...Read More
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Everyone is really off base about Dr. Vawter. I find him to be compassionate and he is always willing to talk to me and include me in my treatment options. Perhaps others feel he should be soft and fuzzy but he is a specialist and knows his specialty very well. Never had an issue with Dr. Vawter or...Read More
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