Our physicians and staff are here to provide comprehensive rheumatologic care with an emphasis on quality, service and compassion, while paying close attention to the individual needs and desires of each patient. Our doctors treat adults suffering from disorders of the joints, muscles, bones, tendons and connective tissues. Each patient receives a thorough evaluation and diagnosis, followed by the most advanced available treatment to manage their condition.

We hope this website furthers your understanding of the specialty of rheumatology and the conditions treated. In addition to providing answers to your basic questions about rheumatology, it will provide links to other credible and trusted websites.


 New and Existing Patients




What is a Rheumatologist?

What do Rheumatologists treat?

New Patient Guide

A rheumatologist is a specialist in internal medicine who has devoted an additional two to three years of focused training in the diagnosis and treatment of all forms of arthritis. They are the experts on diseases of joints, muscles and bones as well as autoimmune diseases that affect the immune system. Their goal is to promote a state of optimal health and they are prepared to select an individualized treatment plan to prevent damage to joints and progression of disease.

Rheumatologists treat rheumatic diseases that cause inflammation in the connective tissue and in other parts of the body. There are more than 100 types of these diseases including: Lupus, Gout, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, Pseudogout, Joint Pain, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Raynaud's, Sjogren's Syndrome, Tendonitis and Bursitis, Trigger Finger, Vasculitis and others.

On the day of your first appointment, please arrive at the office 30 minutes early to fill out the necessary paperwork. If you need directions please see the directions page on this website. If you require a referral from your Primary Care Physician (PCP), please bring in a copy or verify with us that it has been received. Also, please make sure that your referring physician has sent the necessary medical records so that your physician here can review your medical history.

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