Why see a rheumatologist?

There are several key reasons - if one applies to you, call or email us immediately.
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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).

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Pre-existing condition

If you were diagnosed with a rheumatologic disease, it is important to be followed by an expert, as such diseases demand proper attention.

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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.

About us

Our office, located in the heart of Brooklyn, specializes exclusively in treatment of all adult rheumatologic diseases and relief of musculoskeletal pain.
Providing effective relief using traditional and natural medicine

We treat many diseases, including Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Gout, Fibromyalgia, Sjögren's syndrome and dry eyes/mouth, Osteoporosis, Lyme disease, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis, Sarcoidosis, 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

Meet the medical team

Our experienced medical team is here to help you!

Dr. Stella Bard

Board Certified Rheumatologist
Dr. Bard is a graduate of SUNY Downstate and UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson. She has extensive experience in treatment of seldom treated diseases. Read more by following link at the top of the page.

Patient Testimonials