Dona Poulose, MD


Houston Methodist Rheumatology Associates

Accepting New Patients

Houston Methodist Rheumatology Associates

About Me

“My goal in caring for patients is to educate, treat and support them as they navigate their disease. Together, we will work to achieve and maintain the best possible outcome to their diagnosis.”

Dr. Dona Poulose is an internal medicine board certified and fellowship trained rheumatologist. She specializes in musculoskeletal diseases with expertise in diagnosing and treating systemic autoimmune conditions.

Dr. Poulose earned her medical degree from St. George’s University in True Blue, Grenada.  She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Richmond University Medical Center in Staten Island, New York. She also completed her Rheumatology Fellowship at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.

Dr. Poulose’s clinical interests include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, psoriatic arthritis, gout and pseudogout, ankylosing spondylitis, Sjögren’s syndrome, polymyalgia rheumatica, temporal arteritis, myositis, osteoporosis and vasculitis.

Clinical Interests

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Gout and pseudogout
  • Lupus
  • Myositis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sjögren’s syndrome
  • Temporal arteritis
  • Vasculitis

Accepted Insurance Plans

Aetna Affordable Health Choices
Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna Common Spirit Health KelseyCare
Aetna Common Spirit Minimum Value Plan
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Health Network
Aetna International
Aetna Managed Choice / Elect Choice
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna Meritain Health
Aetna Open Access
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna QPOS
Aetna Select
Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna Signature Administrators Allied Benefits
Aetna Signature Administrators CoreSource
Aetna Signature Administrators TX Annual Conf of UMC
Aetna Student Health
Aetna Transplant
Aetna Workers' Comp
All Saver/United Healthcare
Beech Street PPO
Care Improvement Plus Medicare Advantage
Erickson Advantage
Medica-UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
MultiPlan PPO
Oscar Easy Care Medicare Advantage
PHCS Healthy Directions
TRS-Care Medicare Advantage
UHC Dual Complete MCR
UHC Medicare Chronic Complete
UHC Medicare Complete
UHC Medicare Solutions
United Health Integrated Services
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare Nexus ACO
United Healthcare Plan of the River Valley
UnitedHealthcare Choice
UnitedHealthcare ChoicePlus
UnitedHealthcare Core
UnitedHealthcare Core Plus
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare Golden Rule
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare Navigate
UnitedHealthcare Navigate Plus
UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
UnitedHealthcare Oxford
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
UnitedHealthcare Select / ERS
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources
UnitedHealthcare West
WellMed AARP Medicare Advantage Plan
WellMed AARP Medicare Complete
WellMed United Healthcare Dual Complete

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.


Internal Medicine | Richmond University Medical Center | 2017
Rheumatology | University of Texas Medical Branch | 2019
  • Houston Methodist West Hospital


  • English
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I make an appointment with Dr. Dona Poulose online?
    Yes, you can schedule an appointment with Dr. Dona Poulose by visiting this page.
  • What insurance does Dr. Dona Poulose accept?
    See the insurance that Dr. Dona Poulose accepts here.
  • Where is Dr. Dona Poulose located?
    Dr. Dona Poulose sees patients at the following locations:
    • Medical Office Building 1, 18400 Katy Fwy., Ste 300, Houston, TX 77094
  • What languages do Dr. Dona Poulose and/or staff speak?
    Dr. Dona Poulose and/or office staff speak English