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Rheumatology | Male

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Dr. Barry Schimmer, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 47 years. Dr. Schimmer is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital.

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    Dr. Schimmer's Performance
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    •  Specializes in Rheumatology
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
    •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Foot Conditions
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Disorders
    • Limb Cramp
    • Limb Pain
    • Limb Swelling
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Malaise and Fatigue
    • Muscle Weakness
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Scleroderma
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis

    Education

    • Medical School
      Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

      Graduated in 1970

    • Internship Hospital
      University Penn Hospital

      Completed in 1971

    • Residency Hospital
      University Penn Hospital

      Completed in 1973

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Mass Genl Hospital

      Completed in 1975

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Russian

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    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Procedures Performed

    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate