We found 5 rheumatologists who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near El Paso, TX.

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Dr. Robert Joseph Abresch II, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
2022 Murchison
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Robert Abresch's area of specialization is adult rheumatology. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Abresch is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
4532 N Mesa Street; 2nd Floor
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Rosario Nadorra is a specialist in adult rheumatology. She works in El Paso, TX. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Nadorra is a graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
1600 Medical Center Drive; Suite 314
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Rajendra Marwah is a specialist in adult rheumatology. He is a graduate of the University of Delhi. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
4532 N Mesa Street; 2nd Floor
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Eugene McDanald works as an adult rheumatologist. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
4801 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Kanchan Pema practices adult rheumatology. Dr. Pema honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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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