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Joint pain and swelling are fairly common complaints, but they shouldn’t have to be. Rheumatic diseases affect your joints, tendons, ligaments, bones and muscles. One of the most common issues is arthritis, which causes pain and swelling in your joints. The doctor who specializes in these issues is called a rheumatologist. Our rheumatology department is here to carefully diagnose and treat you and your loved ones for any issues, whether they’re temporary or chronic.


Our rheumatology team provides treatments for the following:

  1. Arthritis
  2. Bursitis (inflammation of the bursae)
  3. Tendinitis (inflammation or irritation of a tendon)
  4. Lupus (autoimmune disease affecting multiple areas on the body)
  5. Gout (Form of arthritis)
  6. Fibromyalgia
  7. Rheumatoid arthritis
  8. Osteoarthritis (joint disease usually affecting middle-aged to elderly people)
  9. Scleroderma (connective tissue disease)
  10. Vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels)
  11. and other chronic autoimmune diseases
  12. Neurophysiology lab

Services offered include:

  1. Education on rheumatologic diseases and treatments
  2. Outpatient specialty care for chronic rheumatic diseases
  3. Hospital consultations at our affiliated hospitals
  4. Diagnostic and therapeutic intra-articular injections and aspirations
  5. Therapeutic soft tissue injections
  6. Digital X rays
  7. DEXA Bone density testing
  8. Laboratory testing
  9. MRI
  10. Infusion Services
  11. Research Programs