Why see a rheumatologist?
Pain in joints or swelling
Joint pain or inflammation is often symptomatic of diseases we treat.
Abnormal test results
While abnormal tests results are not a definitive sign of disease, it should be ruled out by an expert. Look out for antinuclear antibodies (ANA), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), and rheumatoid factor (RF).
If you were diagnosed with a rheumatologic disease, it is important to be followed by an expert, as such diseases demand proper attention.
Cost effective treatment
We know you have choices in New York City, but most insurance plans are not accepted by University Hospitals. We accept most insurance plans for cost-effective care without compromises.
We treat many diseases, including Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Lupus, Gout, Fibromyalgia, Sjögren's syndrome and dry eyes/mouth, Osteoporosis, Lyme disease, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis, Sarcoidosis, Scleroderma, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, and many others.
Most of our patients suffer from (percentages will not add up to 100%):
A form of arthritis where an immune system causes inflammation
Body experiences pain more acutely than in an average person
Skin reaction joins join paint as body's attack
We treat many diseases