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We found 6 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept SutterSelect near Berkeley, CA.

Dr. Brian R Kaye, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
2850 Telegraph Avenue; Suite 120
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Brian Kaye is a medical specialist in adult rheumatology. His areas of expertise include the following: vasculitis, sjogren's syndrome, and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Patients rated Dr. Kaye highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Kaye performed his residency at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. He has received the distinction of San Francisco Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout

All Interests: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, Fibromyalgia, Gout, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Vasculitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Molly Detgen Magnano, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
2850 Telegraph Avenue; 120
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Molly Magnano specializes in adult rheumatology. Dr. Magnano attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. Her clinical interests encompass rheumatic diseases. Dr. Magnano is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). Dr. Magnano welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout

All Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Scleroderma, Fibromyalgia, Gout, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Vasculitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew Bard Wallach, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
500 San Pablo Avenue; Suite 300
Albany, CA
 

Dr. Andrew Wallach specializes in family medicine and practices in Albany, CA. Before completing his residency at Alachua General Hospital, Dr. Wallach attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Wallach include general care. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Wallach is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. Dr. Wallach is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Sports Health, Men's Health Issues, Contraception, Fibromyalgia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mukulika Mehta, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
2636 Telegraph Avenue; Suite A
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Mukulika Mehta specializes in family medicine and practices in Castro Valley, CA and Berkeley, CA. In her practice, Dr. Mehta focuses on general care. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mehta studied medicine at Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Medical College. Dr. Mehta (or staff) is conversant in Marathi, Gujarati, and Hindi. Dr. Mehta is affiliated with Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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Alan Wesley Sue
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
2060 4th Street; Unit 140
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Alan Sue practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Sue is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sue is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Warts, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Foot Surgery, Ingrown Nails, Laser Treatment, Neuropathy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nicholas V Drbal, MD
Specializes in Podiatry
350 30th Street; Suite 100
Oakland, CA
 

Dr. Nicholas Drbal practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) in Oakland, CA. Before performing his residency at Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center, Dr. Drbal attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Drbal speaks German. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Drbal's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Warts, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Foot Surgery, Ingrown Nails, Ligament Problems, Ankle ... (Read more)

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What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a painful disease of the joints. There are many different kinds of arthritis with various causes, but they all lead to pain and inflammation of joints such as the hip, knee, or wrist. Arthritis affects people of all ages, races, and genders, but it is more common in women and older people. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States.

Symptoms of arthritis include swelling, pain, and stiffness. They can occur in a single joint or throughout the body. It is common for symptoms to come and go, known as flares. In some kinds of arthritis, flares may be caused by specific triggers, such as exercise, stress, or an allergic reaction.

By far the two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis happens when wear and tear on joints breaks down the cartilage between two moving bones. In a healthy person, cartilage cushions and lubricates the bones so they can glide over each other as they move. When the cartilage becomes thin or tears, the ends of bones rub and cause pain. In rheumatoid arthritis, the body’s own immune system becomes confused and attacks joint cartilage, weakening it and causing inflammation.

Treatment for arthritis depends on the specific type, but it may include:
  • Avoiding arthritis triggers
  • Hot or cold therapy, such as ice or hot packs
  • Oral or injected medications, such as corticosteroids, NSAIDs, and biologics
  • Physical therapy and gentle exercises
  • Surgery to repair or replace damaged joints

In many types of arthritis, early treatment can prevent more serious damage to your joints, keeping your symptoms in check. Whatever stage you are in, help exists to let you stay active and manage pain. There are many options to get you moving again.