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Dr. C.Lakshmikanth

Dr. C.Lakshmikanth

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MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, Fellowship in Rheumatology



General Physician


38 Years Experience Overall  (5 years as specialist)

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Dr. C.Lakshmikanth is a Rheumatologist in Barkatpura, Hyderabad and has an experience of 36years in this field. Dr. C.Lakshmikanth practices at Sai Rheumatology Centre in Barkatpura, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS, DNB and MD. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA).

Barkatpura, Hyderabad

Sai Rheumatology Centre


3-4-526/1/A, Landmark: Opposite To Old Post Office Lane and Near Bank Of Baroda, Hyderabad

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Mon - Sat

12:00 - 02:00
04:30 - 06:00


Common questions & answers

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.


Specialized In Arthritis
Rheumatology treatment


MBBS - Guntur Medical College, Guntur, 1976
DNB - General Medicine - The Lugansk State Medical University, 2011
Fellowship in Rheumatology - Texilla American University, 2015


Indian Medical Association (IMA)


Owner at Sai Rheumatology Centre


9238 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 1989
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