MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Rheumatology
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Dr. M Hema is a Rheumatologist and General Physician in Manapakkam, Chennai and has an experience of 19 years in these fields. Dr. M Hema practices at MIOT International Hospital in Manapakkam, Chennai. She completed MBBS from Chengalpattu Medical College in 2001,MD - General Medicine from Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai in 2010 and DM - Rheumatology from Madras Medical Mission, Chennai in 2014. She is a member of Indian Rheumatology Association.
I had visited the hospital and it for my arthritis health problem, I had joint pain. Doctor spoke nicely and explained all details and reports. Due to lock down I am unable to continue treatment. And the Medicine was prescribed by the doctor. Blood test and CT scan was also done. I am feeling better now. Waiting time was not there in hospital. I am satisfied with the treatment given. I can recommend this doctor to my family or friends. Doctor gave nice counselling, she told to do lifestyle changes. Hospitality was good.
We had consulted the doctor and it was for my relative. He was suffering from joint pain . Doctor was very good. Medicine was prescribed by the doctor and had suggested to do the Blood test was done. I am satisfied with the treatment given. Definitely I can recommend doctor to my family or friends. Registration fee was little high but there was no waiting time when I went to the consultation. And my relative is fine now.
\"We had visited the hospital and it was for my wife, she was suffering from rheumatoid arthritis - Right hand elbow related. Doctor treated well. Medicine was prescribed by the doctor.\u00a0I am satisfied with the treatment given. I can recommend doctor to my family or friends. There was no waiting time when I went.\u00a0\r\n\
I have Bad experience.*** ***** ****** ** ********* very rudand rough and tough.I can't refer this dr.in my experience.
Q: Who is a rheumatologist?
A: A rheumatologist may be an internal medicine physician or a paediatrician who is further specialized to diagnose and treat muscular, joints or autoimmune diseases similar to rheumatoid arthritis.
Q: What diseases does a rheumatologist treat?
A: A rheumatologist can treat diseases like gout, osteoarthritis, chronic back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, tendinitis, spondyloarthropathies, psoriatic arthritis, and lupus.
Q: What are the symptoms for which you need to see a rheumatologist?
A: You can see a rheumatologist for symptoms like back pain, joint pain, rashes, swelling in joints, itching or dry mouth, repeated fevers, bruising over skin, stiffness in joints or back, etc.
Q: Is a rheumatologist, and an orthopaedic doctor the same?
A: No, an orthopaedic doctor can only treat joint and bones related problems. However, a rheumatologist in addition to musculoskeletal diseases also treats unexplained fever, rashes and systemic autoimmune disorders.
Q: Does a rheumatologist treat bone cancer?
A: A rheumatologist is only specialized in non-surgical treatments. Bone cancer can be treated by an orthopaedic surgeon.