The rheumatology team typically treats diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, connective tissue disorders (e.g systemic lupus erythematosus, myositis, scleroderma and Sjogren's syndrome), neurological disorders, and certain inflammatory bone problems such as osteoporosis.
Consultant rheumatologists are qualified physicians who investigate, diagnose and manage patients with a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. We specialize in the diagnosis of reactive arthritis, spondyloarthropathy, connective tissue / autoimmune chronic rheumatic diseases such as lupus, vasculitis, myositis and bone diseases, including osteoporosis. Rheumatologists perform joint and soft tissue injections and procedures, as well as joint ultrasound and muscle biopsy.
Our rheumatological services include but are not confined to: