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Dr. Chetan Raj

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Rheumatologist

10 years experience overall
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Dr. Dheeraj Kondagari

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10 years experience overall
  
800 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Sarvajeet Pal

Rheumatologist

31 years experience overall
  
800 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Aruna Sree Malipeddi

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24 years experience overall
  
800 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Rajeshwer Reddy Guda

Rheumatologist

7 years experience overall
  
600 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Shruti Sripati

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18 years experience overall
  
800 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Firdaus Fatima

Rheumatologist

16 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Raj Kiran

Rheumatologist

16 years experience overall

Dr. A N Roy

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16 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. U R K Rao

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42 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic

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Who is a Rheumatologist?

Branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases [musculoskeletal and systemic autoimmune conditions] such as arthritis, lupus, Sjogren’s syndrome, and many other diseases are called Rheumatologists. Physicians who are specialized in Rheumatology are Rheumatologists. 


What are the qualifications of Rheumatologist?

A 5-year medical degree [MBBS] that is recognized by the General Medical Council and a 2-year foundation course of general training are the basic requirements for an individual to be a doctor. However, following are the specialties or extra qualifications required to be a Rheumatologist:

  • DM - Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
  • DNB - RheumatologyDM - Clinical Immunology
  • MRCP (UK)
  • PGCC - Rheumatology
  • Fellowship in Rheumatology
  • FRCP - Rheumatology
  • DM - Rheumatology
  • MD - Rheumatology


How frequently should an individual visit a Rheumatologist?

Individuals who are suffering from any of the musculoskeletal disorders should visit a Rheumatologist 2 times a year or as directed by the doctor and healthy people can visit once in a year.


Why should an individual consult a Rheumatologist?

Individuals suffering from any of the following medical conditions can consult a Rheumatologist.

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Gout
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Tendinitis
  • Chronic back pain
  • Joint pains
  • Spondyloarthropathy
  • Polymyositis
  • Dermatomyositis


However, these are only a few of the medical conditions and there are over 200 diseases and conditions that can be treated by a Rheumatologist.


Are Rheumatologists and Orthopedists the same?

Rheumatologists and Orthopedists are well-trained physicians who are specialized in diagnosing and treating medical disorders & diseases related to joints, muscles, and bones. However, Rheumatologists focus more on joint disorders and treat them through medicines & lifestyle modifications and Orthopedists treats through medicines & surgical treatment and manages the fractures of the body.


Can Rheumatologists treat osteoarthritis?

Yes, a Rheumatologist can diagnose and treat osteoarthritis through medications and lifestyle modifications. However, one can also consult other medical professions like Orthopedic doctors and Occupational therapists for faster recovery from osteoarthritis and better treatment outcomes.


Can Rheumatologist treat gout?

In a few cases, gout may cause arthritis and can lead to joint pain. Rheumatologists can diagnose gout and provide an appropriate treatment plan to reduce the pain. So, Rheumatologists act as a resource for primary care doctors.


Can a Rheumatologist perform surgeries?

Rheumatologists can not perform surgeries and they treat musculoskeletal diseases through therapeutic methods and lifestyle modifications. If surgery is required to perform, then the patient may be referred to specialists who are experienced in performing related surgeries.