Dr. Xavier Caro, MD


Rheumatology | Male

Dr. Xavier Caro, MD
Dr. Xavier Caro, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Northridge, CA. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 44 years. Dr. Caro is affiliated with Northridge Hospital Medical Center.

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    •  Specializes in Rheumatology
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
    •  No malpractice claims found
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    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology

    Conditions Treated

    • Arthritis
    • Arthritis of the Ankle
    • Arthritis of the Finger
    • Arthritis of the Foot
    • Arthritis of the Hand
    • Arthritis of the Midfoot
    • Arthritis of the Neck
    • Arthritis of the Shoulder
    • Arthritis of the Spine
    • Arthritis of the Toe
    • Arthritis of the Wrist
    • Arthropathy Associated With Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
    • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
    • Arthropathy Associated With Viral Disease
    • Arthropathy in Behcet's Syndrome
    • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
    • Arthropathy, Progressive Pseudorheumatoid, of Childhood
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autoimmune Vasculitis
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Central Nervous System Vasculitis
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    • Chronic Pain
    • Crystal Arthropathy
    • Crystalline Arthritis
    • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
    • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Foot Conditions
    • Gout
    • Gouty Arthropathy
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hemophilic Arthropathy
    • Hip Arthritis
    • Hypersensitivity Vasculitis
    • Infectious Arthritis
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Disorders
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Arthritis
    • Knee Disorders
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Lymphocytic Vasculitis
    • Monoarthropathy
    • Necrotizing Cutaneous Vasculitis
    • Neuropathic Arthropathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteoarthropathy
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Polyarthropathy
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Post-Infectious Reactive Arthropathy
    • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
    • Primary Fibromyalgia
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
    • Rheumatoid Vasculitis
    • Scleroderma
    • Secondary Fibromyalgia
    • Seronegative Arthritis
    • Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy
    • Sjögren Syndrome, Primary
    • Sjögren Syndrome, Secondary
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylarthritis
    • Spondylarthropathy
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Systemic Vasculitis
    • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
    • Transient Arthropathy
    • Traumatic Arthropathy
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Wear and Tear Arthritis


    • Medical School
      University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1973

    • Internship Hospital
      Wadsworth Va Hospital

      Completed in 1974

    • Residency Hospital
      Wadsworth Va Hospital

      Completed in 1976

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of California Los Angeles

      Completed in 1978

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of Southern California

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    • Rheumatology
    • Arthritis

    Procedures Performed

    • Arthrocentesis
    • Bursa Injection
    • IV Therapy
    • Infusion Therapy
    • Injection Therapy
    • Injection of Tendon
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Injection
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Soft Tissue Injections
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • X-Ray