rheumatology specialist

Department of Rheumatology

Rheumatology is a medical speciality that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders related to the musculoskeletal system and autoimmune conditions. Rheumatologists are physicians who specialize in this field and are experts in managing a wide range of conditions that affect the joints, muscles, bones, and connective tissues. 

rheumatology specialist

Here are some key aspects of rheumatology:

Musculoskeletal Disorders:

Rheumatologists diagnose and treat various musculoskeletal disorders, including: Rheumatoid Arthritis: An autoimmune disease that causes joint inflammation and can lead to joint damage and deformities.


A degenerative joint disease that involves the breakdown of cartilage, leading to joint pain and stiffness.

Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus):

An autoimmune disease that can affect multiple organs, including joints, skin, kidneys, and the heart.


A group of inflammatory conditions that primarily affect the spine and joints, including ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.


A form of arthritis caused by the buildup of uric acid crystals in the joints, leading to sudden and severe pain.

Connective Tissue Diseases:

Conditions like systemic sclerosis (scleroderma), Sjögren's syndrome, and mixed connective tissue disease.


Inflammation of blood vessels that can affect various organs, including the skin, nerves, and kidneys.

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