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What is a rheumatologist doctor?

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Dr. David Rothwell
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Specialist

A physician specializing in diagnosis and treatment or arthritis and related diseases.

In brief: Specialist

A physician specializing in diagnosis and treatment or arthritis and related diseases.
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Dr. Daniel McGee
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Rheumatologist

A rheumatologist is a specialized doctor. In the United States this is someone who has graduated from medical school with an M.D.
Or D.O. Degree. Then performs 3 years of training in internal medicine, followed by a fellowship in rheumatology. These doctors study and treat disease relating to joints, soft tissues, autoimmunity, and connective tissue disorders.

In brief: Rheumatologist

A rheumatologist is a specialized doctor. In the United States this is someone who has graduated from medical school with an M.D.
Or D.O. Degree. Then performs 3 years of training in internal medicine, followed by a fellowship in rheumatology. These doctors study and treat disease relating to joints, soft tissues, autoimmunity, and connective tissue disorders.
Dr. Daniel McGee
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: More than arthritis!

Pain of the musculoskeletal system. Autoimmune diseases, may of which do not cause pain.
Blood vesmune kidney disease, some disease heart and brain. Much more than arthritis alone.

In brief: More than arthritis!

Pain of the musculoskeletal system. Autoimmune diseases, may of which do not cause pain.
Blood vesmune kidney disease, some disease heart and brain. Much more than arthritis alone.
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