What is Rheumatology?

Rheumatology is a medical specialty that is focused on the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and related rheumatic diseases. Rheumatologists are qualified by additional postgraduate training and experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and other diseases of the joints, muscles, and bones.

What Conditions Do Rheumatologists Treat?

Rheumatologists treat more than 200 different types of rheumatic diseases, some of which are very serious and difficult to diagnose and treat. Some can be chronic or life-threatening. Common types of rheumatic diseases may include:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Lupus
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Scleroderma
  • Spondyloarthropathies
  • Gout
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Polymyositis
  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis

Symptoms of a Rheumatic disease

Rheumatic diseases may cause swelling, stiffness, or pain in the skin, muscles, tendons, and bones. Certain types of rheumatic diseases may also affect connective tissue and internal organs.

Patient Reviews

  • Dr. Grant is an amazing rheumatologist!!!! I was so pleasantly surprised by how well educated and informed he was of my condition. He understands you, listens, takes notations of all of your concerns. He makes sure that you come to all his visits and do your blood work on time so he can keep record of your health and needs. I feel so lucky and blessed to have such a professional doctor- M.A.
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