Dr. PHILIP WALLER

Rheumatology
Houston, TX
32 years experience male

Locations

Office

Houston, TX

Address

12553 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

United healthcare

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Assurant Inc

About

Specialties
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Rheumatology

Doctor Q&A

642 Answers
406 Agrees
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Could be normal: However, arthritic illness can present with morning joint stiffness, pain, and weakness. To be complete I might recommend seeing your physician who mi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Doubtful.: Localized twitching (fasciculations) of muscle tend to be benign and are not indicative of a disease. If they were to spread to many other parts of y ... Read More
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1 thank
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Swallowing a concern: Neck pain is extremely common and can have multiple causes and a plain xray may help with diagnosis. The trouble swallowing is y biggest concern and s ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. WALLER is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. WALLER is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I do try to watch what I lift but will take extra note. The discomfort is in my upper right shoulder area , it is improve with treatment of osteopath but still can't full turn my head to the right. Th...Read More
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Thank you:) I was thinking it might be autoimmune related because my sed rate and c-reactive protein are slightly elevated. I run a low grade fever and my immune system doesn't seem to be functioning ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks!!! He still has pain in left pelvis and weakness in thigh muscles (cannot take full weight without walker, or so he thinks). His neuro-physician thinks it may be ...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1988MD

Affiliations

Memorial Hermann Hospital
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