Patients with arthritis and other rheumatic illnesses often have symptoms for a long time before an accurate diagnosis is established and appropriate therapy instituted. No two patients are alike and only careful and patient assessment of symptoms and signs will reveal what is wrong. Patient preferences for various treatment has been considered and less aggressive treatments should be chosen as long as no harm will result in choosing complementary therapy.
Dr. David Hallegua, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Beverly Hills, CA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Hallegua is affiliated with Cedars - Sinai Medical Center.