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Clinical Specialties

Rheumatology

The Rheumatology department at CareMount Medical specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of rheumatic disorders, including rheumatoid arthritis and other bone, joint, and muscle diseases.

Rheumatology is a sub-specialty of internal medicine and pediatrics that focuses on diagnosing rheumatic diseases. Some diseases diagnosed and/or managed by a rheumatologist include:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory condition that leads to stiff hands, feet and wrists.
  • Lupus is a disease that affects your immune system, reducing someone’s ability to fight infection.
  • Group of diseases involving degradation of joints.
  • Septic arthritis
  • Group of disorders characterized by inflammatory destruction of blood vessels

Symptoms and Conditions Treated by Our Rheumatology Department

Some of the common conditions treated by our Rheumatologists include:

Treatment and Services Available

  • Medication
  • Therapy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Vasculitis