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The Best Rheumatologist in Dubai

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Better care for patients with Rheumatic Diseases

Zia Medical Center’s department of rheumatology treats patients of all ages suffering from rheumatological diseases, including arthritis, lupus as well as osteoarthritis, inflammatory muscle disease and other related conditions.

Our team’s multidisciplinary expertise makes us a destination for complex cases for which patients have been unable to find effective treatment elsewhere. Offering leading-edge care in the most compassionate manner, we aim to restore our patients’ ability to live life to the fullest.

Our expertise in managing & treating complex diseases has enabled us to become a tertiary referral destination for other health professionals across the UAE.

Our Rheumatology department is growing and will cater to increasing number of patients. A spectrum of Rheumatology is quite vast and our qualified, well-trained Rheumatologists in Dubai are internationally qualified to treat all related programs ranging from simple knee and back pain to arthritis of various kinds, and much complex autoimmune diseases like Lupus and Vacuities.

Possibility of treating Rheumatologic disorders has improved drastically over last 2 decades and many diseases previously thought untreatable can now be managed very effectively. This is vastly due to early diagnosis and timely introduction of Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (DMARDs). More recently, the availability of targeted treatments called Biologics has played a significant role. Steroids were vastly used for treatment of autoimmune rheumatic diseases in past which are now used merely as bridging therapy while more specific DMARDs are being proven effective. This approach avoids long term side effects caused by steroids.

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Rheumatologists at Zia

We have a dedicated team of Rheumatologists trained internationally. Autoimmune Rheumatic conditions can be often quite complex. Therefore, they are best managed under supervision of expert Rheumatologists. Rheumatology by itself is a multi disciplinary specialty which involves close collaboration with most other specialties and variety of other health care professionals including physiotherapists, occupational therapists and podiatrists.

Common Problems dealt by Rheumatologists

Rheumatoid Arthritis is one of the most common joint problems dealt by Rheumatologists which affects small joints of hands and feet which results in pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints. Around 1% of population gets affected by this. If not treated properly, it can lead to joint deformities and long term disability. Early diagnosis is essential as standard treatment much earlier leads to better results and remission of disease. Therefore, it is very important to consult a Rheumatologist if you have got any problem related to joints such as joint pain, swelling or stiffness which does not seem to improve. The earlier you get yourself checked by a specialist, the better it is.

Pediatric rheumatology is also clearly an increasingly recognized subspecialty. It is exciting to have so many more options to treat pediatric rheumatic diseases now as compared to 25 years ago. We no longer have to accept that a child with a pediatric rheumatic condition will become disabled. However, we need to educate the public and medical professionals about pediatric rheumatic diseases to make sure that the children with such conditions receive early and directed therapy so as to minimize morbidity.