A rheumatologist treats disorders of the muscles, bones, joints and internal organs due to rheumatic diseases and arthritis, according to the American College of Rheumatology. Rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythem... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Rheumatologists and neurologists can both diagnose and treat patients with fibromyalgia, states WebMD. Rheumatologists also treat and help patients figure out the right medications to take in order to reduce their sympto... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The American College of Rheumatology states that a rheumatologist treats gout. While other doctors can diagnose the condition, a rheumatologist is the specialist trained to treat gout. More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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