Rheumatology

Department of Rheumatology

Consultant Rheumatologist at our Hospital is trained and experienced to appropriately evaluate any patient with joint symptoms or a suspected rheumatological disorder. Rheumatologists are well versed in the techniques related. Our Consultant Rheumatologist is particularly aware of the current treatment guidelines for managing a patient with arthritis and are fully familiar with the use of disease modifying drugs, immunosuppressant therapy and also the use of currently available Biologic agents.

  • inflammatory arthritis:
    - rheumatoid arthritis
    - psoriatic arthritis
    - inflammatory  spondylitis (chronic arthritis affecting the spine)
    - other sero-negative arthritides
  • osteoarthritis
  • crystal arthritis (gout /pseudogout)
  • connective tissue diseases (such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • osteoporosis
  • vasculitis
  • Behcet’s syndrome
  • scleroderma
  • help in diagnosis of joint and muscle pain