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Dr. Raul Romea, MD

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30 years of experience

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Dr. Raul Romea, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Walnut Creek, CA. They specialize in Rheumatology, has 30 years of experience, and is board certified in Rheumatology. They graduated from University Of The Philippines College Of Medicine and is affiliated with Sutter Medical Center - Ose Adams Medical Pavilion and UC Davis Medical Center.

Dr. Romea works at JOHN MUIR HEALTH in Walnut Creek, CA with other offices in Brentwood, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR), Arthritis and Chronic Neck Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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  1. 1
    John Muir Health
    1450 Treat Blvd Ste 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94597 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 296-9060
  2. 2
    Norcal Urology Medical Group
    2400 Balfour Rd Ste 230, Brentwood, CA 94513 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 296-9060

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  • Sutter Medical Center - Ose Adams Medical Pavilion
  • UC Davis Medical Center

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    Mar 13, 2022
    He takes the time to listen to me and address any problem I have. He explains what is going on and how best to treat it. He also offers tele visits which is so helpful when you are in pain. My emails are always answered. His staff is wonderful
    Debra — Mar 13, 2022
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    About Dr. Raul Romea, MD

    Specialties
    • Rheumatology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 30 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Arabic, Spanish and Vietnamese
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1962408112
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Winthrop - University Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Med Coll Ohio
    Residency
    Internship
    • Mercy Hosp
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University Of The Philippines College Of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Rheumatology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Raul Romea, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Romea is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Romea has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Romea has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Romea has seen patients for Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR), Arthritis and Chronic Neck Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Romea on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    Dr. Romea speaks Arabic, Spanish and Vietnamese.

    22 patients have reviewed Dr. Romea. The overall rating for this provider is 2.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Romea.

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