Dr. Dulgheru is a Board Certified Rheumatologist who is an expert in managing pain and in treating various rheumatic conditions with over 16 years of experience. Her practice covers the full spectrum of rheumatic conditions including connective tissues, Systemic Lupus Erythematous, and Sjogrens Syndrome.

Dr. Emilia Dulgheru graduated from medical school at Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacology in Bucharest, Romania. After finishing her Family Practice Residency at Alexandru Obregia Hospital in Romania she then started and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital/SUNY Brooklyn in New York. In 2003 she obtained her Fellowship in Rheumatology at State University of New York at Buffalo, in Buffalo, New York. Dr. Dulgheru is fluent in English and Spanish.​

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DHR Health Rheumatology Institute
1506 S Lone Star Way
Suite 3
Edinburg, TX 78539
(956) 362-2400
(956) 362-2404

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What our patients are saying


Emilia Dulgheru, MD took her time with me and answered my questions and concerns. Transition was smooth from MA to physician.

DHR Health Patient Aug 19, 2020

Dr. Dulgheru was excellent. Kind, patient and thorough. I would recommend her specifically to my loved ones.

DHR Health Patient Sep 18, 2020

Staff was great & super friendly. Dr. D was amazing! I have never had a Dr to check me from head to toe, spend so much time with me & listen to all my concerts without feeling rushed! Super content!

DHR Health Patient Sep 18, 2020

Nurses and doctors are the best. So sweet and really listen to the patient and ask the right questions.

DHR Health Patient Aug 19, 2020