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Learn more about Rheumatologists and how to choose the right one for you

Learn more about Rheumatologists

A rheumatologist specializes in diagnosing and treating arthritis and other rheumatic diseases. Rheumatic diseases are characterized by inflammation and loss of function of your joints, tendons, ligaments, bones or muscles. A rheumatologist is an internal medicine doctor specializing in the health needs of adults with rheumatic problems.

A rheumatologist typically: 

  • Evaluates a patient’s medical history and physical condition

  • Provides expertise in diagnosing complex diseases that tend to be vague in the early stages and change with time

  • Orders and interprets laboratory tests and imaging exams

  • Diagnoses and treats rheumatic conditions including certain autoimmune diseases, pain syndromes, arthritis, and other joint disorders

  • Prescribes medications and other therapies

  • Provides advice about appropriate levels of exercise and rest

  • Provides referrals to surgeons when needed

A rheumatologist may also be known as an arthritis doctor or RA doctor.

There are 260 specialists practicing Rheumatology in North Carolina with an overall average rating of 3.7 stars. There are 173 hospitals in North Carolina with affiliated Rheumatology specialists, including Duke University Hospital, Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center and University of North Carolina Hospital.

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