The Department of Rheumatology at Aster Prime hospital deals with the diagnosis and management of various types of arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions. Rheumatologists are specialists with expertise in managing these conditions, especially autoimmune disorders.
The conditions we treat include:
- Ankylosing spondylitis
- Fibromyalgia, chronic pain
- Gout and other crystal arthritis
- Inflammatory myositis
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Reactive arthritis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Sjogren's syndrome
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus)
- Systemic sclerosis
- Systemic vasculitis – various types
Aster Prime Hospital is equipped with specialised lab tests essential for the diagnosis of these conditions, and also state-of-the-art imaging modalities like CT, MRI Ultrasound, and DEXA scanning.
Treatment modalities are based on scientific research and the rheumatology practice is largely evidence-based. Our Rheumatologist is well versed with the use of Disease Modifying Drugs and the newer Biologic drugs like Infliximab, Etanercept, Rituximab, Tocilizumab etc and their monitoring.
The specialty offers both outpatient, inpatient and emergency clinical services, and Day care facility for infusion of biologic drugs and Cyclophosphamide.
We provide comprehensive treatment for all types diseases under one roof. Our highly experienced doctors supported by especially trained clinical staff, ensure the best care for you.