Dr. Sandra Sessoms, MD

Dr. Sandra Sessoms, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 75
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sandra Sessoms, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. She is 75 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

7501 Fannin St Ste 730

Houston, TX 77054

Contact Information

(713) 790-0102

Insurance Accepted

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Autoimmune Diseases
more than 82% of peers
Rheumatoid Arthritis
more than 40% of peers
more than 38% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sessoms "My practice priorities center around obtaining the correct diagnosis for each patient and working with the patient to find the best treatment and the best result possible. Rheumatologic disease can be complex, and I enjoy solving the problems this complexity presents. Patients may come to me frightened and worried, with preformed ideas about their diagnosis and treatment. The ability to take the time to listen to and talk with each patient is one of the most important facets of treating rheumatologic disease. The Personal Physician Group practice model, with its emphasis on a slower, more personal style of medicine, allows me and my patients all the time we need to do the work we need to do."


  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Vasculitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis


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  • Blood Draw
  • Steroid Injection
  • Ultrasound

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.


  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sessoms has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sessoms' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sessoms to family and friends
based on 20 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Sessoms' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Houston |
Dr. Sessoms helped me get to the correct diagnoses when I had been misdiagnosed and her care has always been excellent. Will be very hard to find another caring professional like Dr. Sessoms.
Austin, TX |
I have R.A. and went to see Dr. Sessoms to hear a second opinion on my diagnosis and treatment. I spent $600 and waited over an hour to first see her assistant. He wrote my medical history and notes on a paper towel. When the doctor final came to the room, I had to repeat everything I had just said several times. She told me to increase my dosage of methotrexate and add a biological drug that she pulled from her sample drawer. She had no idea what she was talking about. Steer clear.
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Sessoms has been my doctor for 10-15 years, and, even when she stopped taking insurance, I stayed with her. She is knowledgeable, spends a lot of time with each patient and my greatest fear is when she retires.
in Houston, TX |
More than excellent
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Hospitals where Dr. Sessoms has admitting privileges

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
6720 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030
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Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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