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We found 7 rheumatologists who accept Humana Bronze HMO near Lawrenceville, GA.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
475 Philip Boulevard
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Huma Ahmed is an adult rheumatology specialist. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
4790 Sugarloaf Parkway; Suite 100
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Roel Querubin's area of specialization is adult rheumatology. He is affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. Before performing his residency at Atlanta Medical Center, Dr. Querubin attended Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia for medical school. The average patient rating for Dr. Querubin is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
1567 Janmar Road; Suite 100
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Geetha Jonnala specializes in adult rheumatology and practices in Snellville, GA. Dr. Jonnala is a graduate of Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
600 Professional Drive; Suite 260
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Theresa Lawrence, who practices in Lawrenceville, GA, is a medical specialist in adult rheumatology. Her average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lawrence is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. She has received the following distinction: Atlanta Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
989 Lawrenceville Highway
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Madhurika Samakur's specialty is adult rheumatology. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Samakur takes.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
705 Walther Road
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Nicholas Tiliakos is a specialist in adult rheumatology. He works in Lawrenceville, GA. He attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Tiliakos at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tiliakos honors.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
705 Walther Road
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Alexandra Tiliakos' specialty is adult rheumatology. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 1.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tiliakos is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College.

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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.