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Definition of the noun rheumatologist

What does rheumatologist mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: rheumatologists

  1. a physician specializing in rheumatic diseases

Alternative definition of the noun rheumatologist


  1. A doctor specializing in the treatment of arthritis and other ailments of the joints.


Rheumatologist is a profession, medical specialty.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Rheumatologist

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Google previewArthritis For Dummies (2011)

by Barry Fox, Nadine Taylor, Jinoos Yazdany, Sarah Brewer

Rheumatologist A rheumatologist is a doctor who ;...

Google previewOutside the Hospital (2009)

The Delivery of Health Care in Non-Hospital Settings by Donald Griffin, Polly Griffin

Rheumatologist A rheumatologist is a doctor who has completed an internal medicine residency and a fellowship program in rheumatology, becoming board certified. Rheumatologists usually maintain a private practice or clinic in which they ...

Google previewOsteoarthritis (2008)

by Elizabeth Arden, Nigel Arden, David Hunter

A rheumatologist is a physician who is qualified by additional training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of OA and other diseases of the joints, muscles and bones. In addition to treat— ing OA, rheumatologists also treat certain ...

Google previewA Short Course in Medical Terminology (2006)

by C. Edward Collins

" A rheumatologist is a specialist in rheumatology, the specialty that involves the study, diagnosis, and treatment of rheumatic illnesses. THE BONES THAT MAKE  ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2009)

by Joseph Kandel, Christine A. Adamec

rheumatologist See CHRONIC PAIN;  ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

Referral to a rheumatologist or pain specialist may be required. Weight control and avoidance of exercise that causes repetitive strain on affected joints are beneficial. Consultation with an orthopedic surgeon can determine if realignment  ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Stress and Stress-Related Diseases, Second Edition (2009)

by Ada P. Kahn

Diagnosis and Treatment Since diagnosis of fibromyalgia is so difficult, a rheumatologist does extensive detective work in sorting out the patient's medical history and performing a thorough examination. Said Dr. Schimmer, “When we examine ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Hepatitis and Other Liver Diseases (2006)

by James H. Chow, Cheryl Chow

The patient may be referred to a rheumatologist. • scleroderma—A thickening and hardening of skin and some internal organs due to excessive collagen deposits • vitiligo—Another autoimmune disease, characterized ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Wellness (2012)

by Sharon K. Zoumbaris

Specialists include a gastroenterologist, urologist, sleep specialist, endocrinologist, neurologist, rheumatologist, orthopedic surgeon, andpsychiatrist . Patient Education After assembling the FM treatment team, education about FM is invaluable ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams (2012)

The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber by Deirdre Barrett, Patrick McNamara

Hamilton, MD Rheumatologist Los Altos, California Ernest Hartmann, MD Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine Director of the Sleep Disorders Center, Newton Wellesley Hospital (retired) First Editor ...

Google previewAmerican Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia (2006)

by Martin S. Lipsky, M.D.

A rheumatologist is an internist or pediatrician who has received additional training and experience in this medical science. Rhinitis Inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose that may result from a number of causes, including the ...

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Small photo of USSR - CIRCA 1975: A stamp printed in USSR shows Maxim Konchalovskii was a noted Russian rheumatologist, developed the first theory of allergy playing a role in rheumatic arthritis, circa 1975. More...

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