Lee County Doctor of Rheumatology
If you have pain, I can help.
Thank you for taking the time to visit me online. As a physician board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology, It’s my privledge to provide comprehensive diagnosis and management of all rheumatologic diseases. My experience managing complex rheumatological illnesses is extensive.
I consider myself an advocate for my patients health needs. My practice emphasizes state of art techniques as well as compassion and respect. I consider myself part of a team, along with my patients and their primary care physicians. This helps me to achieve the very best results for each individual.
My goal is trifold to improve the functional capacity, and prolong life expectancy and improve quality of life.
Internal Medicine Associates of Fort Myers
I am proud to be a part of this prestigious multiple specialty group in Lee County . They have served the Lee County area with invaluable medical care including Doctors for primary care, internal medicine, Rheumatology, and infectious diseases. I am Very blessed and proud to be a part of there group for serving all my patients from Lee, Sarasota, and Manatee Counties.
Manatee Memorial Hospital & Lakewood Ranch Medical Center
I am proud to be affiliated with these two prestigious medical centers. I am pleased to offer my services to the residents of Manatee county.
I love being involved in teaching students from LECOM and residents from USF at my clinics. I also give lectures at the hospital.
What I Treat
Examples: pain emanating from joints, soft tissues, nerves, muscles, bones and blood vessels.
I have extensive experience treating:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
- Sjogren’s Syndrome
- Gout and pseudo Gout
- Osteoporosis and osteopenia
- Osteoarthritis and degenerative arthritis and arthritis of aging
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritis
- Inflammatory auto immune disease
- Tender Point, Bursitis, Carpal Tunnel, back pain and Hypermobility Syndrome
- Sympathetic reflex dystrophy
- Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis
- Diagnosis of spondyloarthopathy
I provide joint injections of corticosteroids and hyaluronic acid, if needed. I have mastered techniques to provide pain free soft tissue and joint injections to my patients.
For fibromyalgia patients, I use a multidisciplinary approach, which includes diagnosing and treating any coexisting illnesses such as insomnia, anxiety and fatigue. I also offer alternate approaches such as physical therapy and injections.
I am proud to say that I currently take all medical insurance programs that the IMA carries! I also take medicare and medicaid.
Now accepting new patients!