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Friday, December 2, 2016
Arthritis and Rheumatism
It has been determined through an MRI that I have significant inflammation in my joints. My physician is referring me to an othopaedic. I feel I should go to a rheumotologist. Is there anyway to determine by symptoms what type of physician I should be referred to?
Either one would probably do. If it were me, I would see a rheumatologist unless I thought that surgery would be required.
Irving Kushner, MD
Professor Emeritus of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University