Many patients who are referred to a rheumatologist for treatment of conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, lupus, or osteoporosis have never heard of rheumatology before.
Our specialty focuses primarily on diseases of the joints, muscles, and ligaments (also known as rheumatic diseases). It also helps to define and understand the mysteries of diseases of the immune system.
Rheumatology is one of the most dynamic fields in medicine. Many new therapies have been developed in recent years for conditions that once had few treatment options. Our practice is committed to staying at the forefront of clinical innovations to benefit our patients.
Whether you're a new rheumatology patient or have seen one of our physicians for many years, we anticipate you may have questions about our field. We recommend that all of our patients being their research at the American College of Rheumatology, the leading information and advocacy organization for rheumatologists.