Bradenton & Sarasota 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.
Sarasota Memorial Hospital
I am proud to be affiliated with the Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and I see patients every second Tuesday of the month at Community medical clinic.
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.
University Health Park
University Health Park location were I will provide service for Sarasota and Manatee county patients, and where we are so happy to see visiting patients from other states and local Floridians.
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
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 with the help of ultrasound.
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 part in over 20 medical insurance programs, I also take medicare and medicaid.
Now accepting new patients!