RHEUMATOLOGY

Rheumatology is a new and advancing medical specialty that focuses on arthritis and related rheumatic diseases of the joints, muscles, and bones. The unit in Medcross Hospital is a major centre for rheumatology and connective tissue diseases providing high-quality care for the full range of rheumatic diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, lupus, and other connective tissue diseases, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. We have particular expertise in multisystem connective tissue diseases. Care is provided by a multidisciplinary team: rheumatologist, physiatrist, physiotherapist, an occupational therapist in the shortest possible time. An expert team of orthopedic and spinal surgeons liaise with the Rheumatologist and provide surgical support.