Expert Rheumatology Care at Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai
Rheumatology is the science concerned with immune-related disorders of the body’s musculoskeletal system - joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons. Collectively called systemic rheumatic diseases, they may also affect blood vessels, skin, nerves and most internal organs. The commonly known conditions are rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, spondyloarthritis, crystalline arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) and scleroderma. Some of the diseases are serious & difficult to diagnose and treat. Currently practice in the field is based on research and mostly evidence-based.
Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai Rheumatology Department offers comprehensive care with state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment for various autoimmune and inflammatory diseases affecting patients. The department has the expertise to evaluate and manage a spectrum of arthritic disorders, vasculitis ailments (blood vessel inflammation) as well as conditions, which are complex and difficult to diagnose, through the use of innovative technologies and advanced therapies available. Our team of rheumatologists utilises a collaborative approach to work across clinicians from diverse specialities to provide multidisciplinary, seamless care to patients as per their condition. A robust physical rehabilitation program delivers coordinated, individualised care, to enable patients into movement, unhindered by the disease, to quickly revert to their earlier lifestyle.