Rheumatologists at Almater Hospital provide state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment for diseases that affect the body’s connective tissue. Physicians in the specialty see nearly 1,000 patients each year.
Almater’s rheumatologists treat common diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, and rare diseases such as relapsing polychondritis and multicentric reticulohistiocytosis. Additionally, physicians offer consultative and continuing care for patients with regional musculoskeletal disorders such as shoulder pain, hip pain, and knee pain.
Preoperative evaluation and recommendations for patients considering joint replacement and arthritis-related reconstructive surgeries are also provided.
Rheumatologic services offered at Almater include:
- Outpatient consultations
- Outpatient specialty care for patients with chronic rheumatic diseases
- Hospital consultations
- Outpatient diagnostic arthroscopy
- Education on rheumatologic diseases and treatments