RHEUMATOLOGY

The practice of rheumatology and musculoskeletal diseases has become quite intricate with the intention of new immune suppressant drugs. The general internal medicine physician to be proficient in counseling and advising patients will need to see a variety of rheumatologic conditions during residency.

This rotation is designed to give the resident the best exposure to a vast variety of pathologies when it comes to rheumatology. This rotation will expose the resident to not only very interesting and a vast variety of immune rheumatologic conditions but will also expose the resident to very common and complicated conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. This rotation will also contain some exposure to musculoskeletal diseases. The faculty on this rotation are top-notch and will teach the resident business skills and medicine as well as how private practice physicians can participate in research as part of everyday practice. Residents will be expected to perform and to seek guidance as needed. During this rotation, the resident will be exposed to an infusion center in office x-rays DEXA densitometry and laboratory testing.

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Arthritis Center of North Georgia

Arthritis Center of North Georgia is a rheumatology practice of dedicated, experienced physicians who believe in working with patients to maintain and improve their health. Arthritis Center of North Georgia’s mission is to provide personalized, high-quality medical care to each and every one of its patients. Each physician is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both internal medicine and rheumatology and is a member of the American College of Rheumatology. Board-certified physician assistants always work closely with their attending physician for each patient in order to provide informed, consistent care at all times.