Introduction: Rheumatology as a speciality deals with various types of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. These diseases commonly affect the joints, muscles and bones causing pain, swelling, stiffness and deformity.
Autoimmune diseases occur when the immune system causes inflammation affecting various areas of the body. These diseases can affect joints, eyes, skin, nervous system and other internal organs.
Common diseases treated by rheumatologists include osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic back pain, tendinitis and lupus.
This speciality covers treatment of the above mentioned diseases and helps in the overall diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and painful musculoskeletal conditions. Procedures like joint injections and aspirations are also carried out.
Consultant : Dr Divya Agarwal, MD (Medicine), DNB Rheumatology.
|PRIVATE OPD TIMINGS :|
|Monday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday||10.30 am - 12.30 pm|
|Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday||02.30 pm - 3.45 pm|
|Saturday||5 pm - 7 pm|
|GENERAL OPD TIMINGS:|
|Monday||02.30pm - 3.30 pm|
|Wednesday, Saturday||10 am - 12.00 pm|