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We found 46 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept Coventry Gold $10 Copay OAHMO near Willoughby, OH.

Dr. Freddie Floran Florante Floro Fuentes, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2570 Som Center Road
Willoughby Hills, OH
 

Dr. Freddie Fuentes is a general internist. Dr. Fuentes (or staff) speaks Filipino, Spanish, and Hindi. These areas are among his clinical interests: alcohol abuse, menopause, and depression. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. Before performing his residency at Saint Luke's Medical Center, Cleveland, Dr. Fuentes attended the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery for medical school. Dr. Fuentes is rated highly by his patients. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. His distinctions include: Magna Cum Laude - College of Medicine, University of Santo Tomas Manila Philippines; Best Doctors in America; and Best Doctor Inc.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Menopause, Alcohol Abuse, Thyroid Problems, Depression, Metabolic Syndrome, Headache, Men's Health ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
7060 Wayside Drive, Mentor Medical Office Building; Mail Code A50
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Apostolos Kontzias' medical specialty is adult rheumatology. He is conversant in Greek. Clinical interests for Dr. Kontzias include lupus, myositis, and shoulder arthritis. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. After attending the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center. Dr. Kontzias is rated highly by his patients. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, shoulder arthritis

All Interests: Myositis, Hip Pain, Hip Problems, Knee Pain, Sore Throat, Musculoskeletal Pain, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
2570 Som Center Road; Mail Code Wh 20
Willoughby Hills, OH
 

Dr. Anne Rex is a family medicine physician and sports medicine specialist. Her areas of expertise include the following: leg pain, general orthopedics, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). On average, patients gave Dr. Rex a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Rex is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, shoulder arthritis

All Interests: General Orthopedics, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Radiculopathy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2570 Som Center Road; Mail Code Wh20
Willoughby Hills, OH
 

Dr. Suzanne Engel-Kominsky works as a general internist. Dr. Engel-Kominsky's clinical interests include alcohol abuse, menopause, and depression. She has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Engel-Kominsky takes. Dr. Engel-Kominsky graduated from Penn State College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital. She has received the distinction of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2570 Som Center Road; Mail Code Wh10
Willoughby Hills, OH
 

Dr. Joshua Miller's specialty is general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Miller include alcohol abuse, menopause, and depression. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Miller honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Miller attended Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Miller include: Cleveland Magazine and Top Doctor award. Dr. Miller is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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Dr. Lisa Grace Hanna, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
7060 Wayside Drive, Mentor Medical Office Building; Mail Code Mtr-1-102
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Lisa Hanna specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Cleveland, OH and Mentor, OH. The average patient rating for Dr. Hanna is 5.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include alcohol abuse, menopause, and depression. Dr. Hanna is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Hanna honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. She attended the University of Toledo College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Nationwide Children's Hospital for residency. She has received the following distinction: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2570 Som Center Road; Mc Wh10
Willoughby Hills, OH
 

Dr. Robert Juhasz's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Juhasz's clinical interests include alcohol abuse, menopause, and depression. Dr. Juhasz is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Dr. Juhasz obtained Dr. Juhasz's medical school training at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed Dr. Juhasz's residency at South Pointe Hospital. Dr. Juhasz has received professional recognition including the following: Cleveland Magazine : "Top Docs,"; Cleveland Super Doctors; and Fellow, American College of Osteopathic Internists. Dr. Juhasz speaks Hungarian. Dr. Juhasz is affiliated with South Pointe Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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Dr. Victoria E Cornette, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2570 Som Center Road; Mail Code Wh10
Willoughby Hills, OH
 

Dr. Victoria Cornette specializes in general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cornette include warts, alcohol abuse, and menopause. She is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. She studied medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Cleveland Clinic. Patients rated Dr. Cornette highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Warts, Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Achalasia, Adolescent Issues, Nosebleeds, Eczema, Men's Health ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
2570 Som Center Road
Willoughby Hills, OH
 

Dr. Augusto Hsia works as a rheumatologist in Cleveland, OH and Willoughby, OH. His areas of expertise include spinal pain, herniated disc, and chronic pain management. The average patient rating for Dr. Hsia is 4.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hsia takes. He studied medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Hsia completed his residency training at NYU Langone Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Radiculopathy, Stenosis, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Neck Pain, Chronic Back Pain, Spinal Pain, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
2570 Som Center Road; Mail Code A50
Willoughby Hills, OH
 

Dr. Linda Mileti's specialty is adult rheumatology. She is rated highly by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mileti include lupus, dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA), and shoulder arthritis. She is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. She honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mileti attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. She trained at the University Hospitals, Cleveland for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, gout

All Interests: Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Musculoskeletal Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Wrist Problems, Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Janice A Granieri, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
2550 Som Center Road, Mc Wh10, Department of Rheumatologic and Immu.; Willoughby Hills Family Health Center
Willoughby Hills, OH
 

Dr. Janice Granieri practices adult rheumatology. She has a special interest in osteoporosis, musculoskeletal pain, and polymyositis. The average patient rating for Dr. Granieri is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Granieri honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Before completing her residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, Dr. Granieri attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She has received the distinction of Cleveland Super Doctors. She is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis

All Interests: Polymyositis, Myositis, Osteoporosis, Musculoskeletal Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2570 Som Center Road; Mail Code Wh20
Willoughby Hills, OH
 

Dr. Susan Lackey practices general internal medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Lackey average 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lackey include alcohol abuse, menopause, and depression. She accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at OhioHealth - Doctors Hospital. Dr. Lackey is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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Dr. Marinela L Turc Convery, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
36001 Euclid Avenue; Suite B11
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Marinela Turc-Convery is a Willoughby, OH physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Turc-Convery's clinical interests include menopause, thyroid problems, and depression. Dr. Turc-Convery is affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital, Euclid Hospital, and Lake Health. Dr. Turc-Convery is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara, Dr. Turc-Convery performed Dr. Turc-Convery's residency at Huron Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Female Incontinence, Men's Health Issues, Immunization, Down Syndrome, Neck Pain, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2570 Som Center Road; Mail Code Wh10
Willoughby Hills, OH
 

Dr. Lawrence Hughes specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Cleveland, OH and Willoughby, OH. Dr. Hughes obtained his medical school training at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. These areas are among his clinical interests: alcohol abuse, menopause, and depression. Patient ratings for Dr. Hughes average 5.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hughes honors. Dr. Hughes is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Menopause, Alcohol Abuse, Thyroid Problems, Depression, Metabolic Syndrome, Headache, Men's Health ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
7060 Wayside Drive, Mentor Medical Office Building; Mail Code Mtr-1-102
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Marianne Sumego's area of specialization is general internal medicine. She has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Sumego's clinical interests include alcohol abuse, menopause, and depression. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Dr. Sumego attended Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Nationwide Children's Hospital and Ohio State University Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
6770 Mayfield Road; Mail Code, Suite 441
Mayfield Heights, OH
 

Dr. Scott Burg's area of specialization is adult rheumatology. His areas of expertise include the following: vitamin D deficiency, lupus, and shoulder arthritis. Dr. Burg is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. He attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Burg accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, gout

All Interests: Hip Pain, Hip Problems, Knee Pain, Osteoporosis, Musculoskeletal Pain, Bursitis, Rheumatoid ... (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.