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Namieta Janssen


Dr. Namieta Janssen is a rheumatologist in Sugar Land, and is affiliated with St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital. She has been in practice for more than 20 years.

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With step therapy, patients don’t get the best treatment

The decision for what medication to use and when to use it is based on the patient’s medical condition, his or her history and myriad other factors that are based on a deep knowledge of the drugs, condition and patient preferences and goals. Only the physician and the patient know what choice will be best for that patient. Not the insurance company.