We found 5 rheumatologists who accept Coventry Silver $10 Copay 2750 Carelink HMO PD near Hollywood, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
4700 Sheridan Street; Suite C, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Charles Kahn is an adult rheumatology specialist. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. Dr. Kahn obtained his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Kahn's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Kahn include: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
4700 Sheridan Street; Suite C, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Wayne Riskin sees patients in Hollywood, FL and Pembroke Pines, FL. His medical specialty is adult rheumatology. Dr. Riskin has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Riskin include: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
4310 Sheridan Street
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Alex Lam is a medical specialist in adult rheumatology. The average patient rating for Dr. Lam is 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Lam (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital West.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
4700 Sheridan Street; Suite C, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Yesenia Santiago-Casas practices adult rheumatology in Hollywood, FL and Pembroke Pines, FL. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. Dr. Santiago-Casas is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Santiago-Casas completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Specializes in Pediatric Rheumatology
4500 Sheridan Street
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Kristina Wiers-Shamir, who practices in Hollywood, FL and Plantation, FL, is a medical specialist in pediatric rheumatology. She takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wiers-Shamir's education and training includes medical school at Ross University School of Medicine and residency at Maimonides Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.

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What is Rheumatology?

Rheumatology is the medical specialty that is concerned with arthritis and other diseases of inflammation. Inflammation can occur anywhere in the body, but it is most common in the joints and connective tissues. Arthritis, which occurs in the joints, is also a very common condition, so rheumatology is strongly associated with joint care. But rheumatology is about more that just arthritis. Other conditions that a rheumatologist might treat include:
  • Lupus, a chronic inflammatory disease
  • Ankylosing spondylitis, inflammation at the base of the spine
  • Sjogren’s syndrome, an autoimmune disorder that stops production of tears and saliva
  • Fibromyalgia, a disorder causing widespread, chronic pain and fatigue

Pediatric rheumatologists are doctors that specialize in treating inflammatory diseases in children. Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and other inflammatory diseases can begin even in childhood, and can cause a unique set of problems for active and growing children.

Rheumatologists use patient symptoms as well as lab tests and imaging tests such as MRIs to diagnose disease. Treatment varies widely depending on the diagnosis, but it may include physiotherapy (to improve motion, ability, and function) or medications. Commonly prescribed medications include anti-inflammatories such as NSAIDS (e.g. Tylenol, Ibuprofen) and steroids, or immune system suppressants such as methotrexate and TNF inhibitor medications (e.g. Enbrel, Humira). The goal is always to increase the patient’s ability to move without pain and to reduce the need for future treatment.
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