What is a Rheumatologist?

A Rheumatologist is a trained physician who specialises in the diseases of the immune system and diseases that affect the muscles, bones, joints, and ligaments. Their area of expertise includes the following:

  • Rheumatic Disease
  • Immune System Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Diseases of the muscles, bones, joints and ligaments
  • Gout
  • Scleroderma
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Tendinitis
  • Back Pain
  • Osteochondral Defects
  • PsoriaticĀ  Arthritis


Dr Hedley Thomas Griffiths

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