The rheumatology experts at St. Peter's specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with rheumatic diseases including arthritis, osteoporosis, autoimmune and musculoskeletal. Rheumatology is a rapidly evolving medical specialty with continuing new scientific discoveries providing a better understanding of the immunology of these disorders.
Prompt, accurate diagnosis of rheumatic disease is essential, and rheumatologists at St. Peter's combine the latest medical imaging procedures with advanced clinical skills, in-depth patient history and laboratory data assessment, and detailed physical examinations to diagnosis patients and design individualized treatment plans to maximize safety, address symptoms, and minimize future effects.
Some rheumatic disease, like rheumatoid arthritis, responds better to treatment in the early stages. As knowledge of rheumatologic and auto-immune disease evolves available treatment options, St. Peter's will continue to provide rheumatology patients in the Capital Region with the most advanced understanding and treatment of these diseases.