North Houston Rheumatology Associates has been in service since 2005 in the North Houston area.

Dr. Prashanth R. Palwai and Dr. Rama Palwai gained valuable work experience serving at Veterans Administration hospitals in Oklahoma and Texas before venturing out into their own private practice.

​They settled in The Woodlands, Texas to be closer to family and friends and are actively involved in many local community affairs, giving to local and national charitable causes, and also enjoy spending time exploring the Woodlands area.

Dr. Prashanth R. Palwai, MD, MACR

Dr. Prashanth Palwai, started his practice in 2005 after graduating from Fellowship in Rheumatology from the University of Oklahoma. He did his residency in Cleveland Clinic Florida and graduated in 2001 . He is Board Certified in both Rheumatology and Internal Medicine.

He also has work experience in Veterans hospital for one year after his residency. He treats and has wide experience in treating many auto-immune and rheumatological conditions. Dr. Prashanth Palwai is available for out-patient consultations in Kingwood and The Woodlands, and he has in-house privileges in hospitals in Humble, Kingwood, Tomball and The Woodlands.

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Dr. Rama Palwai , MD, MACR

Dr. Rama Palwai, is board certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. She completed her Fellowship in Rheumatology in 2000 from Geisinger Medical Center, Pennsylvania. She did her residency in Edgewater Medical Center in Chicago completing in 1998.

She worked in the Veterans Hospital for six years after her fellowship. Then she moved to private practice. She has vast experience in treating various rheumatological conditions. Dr. Rama Palwai is available for out-patient consultations in Tomball and The Woodlands and has in-house privileges in hospitals in Tomball and The Woodlands.

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Jennifer Delabra, MSN, APRN, FNP-C


Jennifer is a board-certified family nurse practitioner and joined the practice in July 2019.

She began her nursing career at Memorial Hermann-TMC in 2012 and received both her Bachelors of Science in Nursing and her Masters degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and Texas Nurse Practitioners. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and kids. She looks forward to collaboratively working with her patients to improve their quality of life.

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