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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Rheumatology

8 years experience overall

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Rheumatologist

Arthritis Management

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Fibromyalgia Treatment

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MBBS, MRCP (UK)

17 years experience overall

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MD - General Medicine, MBBS, DM - Rheumatology

11 years experience overall

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Fellowship in Rheumatology

9 years experience overall

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Clinical Immunology

20 years experience overall

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Arthritis Management

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Rheumatism Treatment

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Rheumatology

8 years experience overall

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MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, Fellowship in Rheumatology

8 years experience overall

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MBBS, Fellowship in Rheumatology

27 years experience overall

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, DNB - Rheumatology, Graduate Certificate of Paediatric Rheumatology

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FAQs on Rheumatologist

1. Who is a rheumatologist?

2. What diseases does a rheumatologist treat?

3. What are the symptoms for which you need to see a rheumatologist?

4. Is a rheumatologist, and an orthopaedic doctor the same?

5. Does a rheumatologist treat bone cancer?

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Rheumatologists in Bangalore


Rheumatology is a branch of medicine which encompasses non surgical treatment and diagnosis of rheumatic diseases i.e. systemic autoimmune conditions and musculoskeletal diseases particularly arthritis. The physicians with formal training in rheumatology are referred to as rheumatologists.


Why should you consult a rheumatologist?


Ideally, you should visit a rheumatologist in case you suffer from conditions such as unexplained rashes, joint or muscle pain, anaemia, weakness, arthritis or any kind symptoms relating to autoimmune disease. Correct diagnosis at an early stage helps to receive appropriate treatment and prevent worsening of a disease.  Rheumatologists also treat auto-immune illnesses such as Lupus, Vasculitis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.


What are the types of specialisations? 


There are no sub specialties of Rheumatology.  Rheumatologists work in close coordination with orthopaedists to generate desired outcomes while treating an illness.


Educational Qualifications of a Rheumatologist?


In order to become a Rheumatologist, a person first has to complete his 5 and a half years of the MBBS degree. After this they have to complete 2- 3 year post graduate MD degree in medicine with Rheumatology as a branch of Internal Medicine. It is hugely vital that a good rheumatologist attends short follow up courses as well as workshops in order to keep abreast with latest techniques in the field.


What are the reasons for spurt in cases of arthritis?


There are several factors which have augmented incidence of arthritis leading to spike in demand for rheumatologists such as stress, lack of exercise, sedentary lifestyle, monotonous work system and certain genetic causes.


Canrheumatologistscure osteoarthritis?


Osteoarthritis cannot be cured completely. Joint changes are mostly irreversible but a rheumatologist will detect your problem and prescribe treatment to manage your condition so that pain reduces and body functions improve.


Who treats Fibromyalgia?


Rheumatologist is a doctor who specializes in treatment of Fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a rheumatic condition which affects muscles and bones.


What should be expected on one’s first visit to a rheumatologist?


The rheumatologist will first try to recognize your problem considering your personal health history. Then after doing a series of physical examinations of the problem area and prescribing some tests, they will then prescribe the treatment


Do rheumatologists perform surgical procedures?


No, rheumatologists do not perform surgical procedures. 


How much do rheumatologistsin Bangalore charge?


The consultation fees of a rheumatologist usually begin at Rs 600. 

Hot and cold therapy    Rs 500-Rs 3000

Assistive Devices    Rs5000-Rs 15,000

Exercise Sessions    Rs 5,00- Rs3,000 per session


Top 5 Treatments available


Rheumatologists offer treatment to different conditions. The most common treatments provided by a rheumatologist are:


Administering pain and anti-inflammatory medication– The patient is prescribed analgesics, Non- steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, Hyaluronic Acid and Corticosteroids to manage their condition.

Physical and Occupational Therapy– Different pain management treatments are offered to the patient such as heat and cold therapies etc.

Targeted Therapy– If medications such as NSAIDs do not offer relief doctors opt for targeted therapy in which a drug named Benlysta is given by infusion or injection.   

Exercise and Lifestyle changes– Most of the patients suffering from Rheumatic diseases are suggested to follow regular exercise pattern and avoid sedentary lifestyle

Braces, splints and assistive devices to bolster weak joints

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