We found 5 rheumatologists who accept Coventry Bronze $15 Copay OAHMO near Erie, PA.

Filter By:
Showing 1-5 of 5
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.

Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
3317 Liberty Street
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Charles Herbst sees patients in Erie, PA. His medical specialty is adult rheumatology. He has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Herbst is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

Read more

Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
3317 Liberty Street
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Edward Engel is a rheumatologist in Erie, PA. Patient ratings for Dr. Engel average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Engel is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

Read more

Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
3317 Liberty Street
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Kathe Bryson is an adult rheumatology specialist in Erie, PA. She has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Bryson takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry.

Read more

Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
3317 Liberty Street
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Theresa Fryer's specialty is adult rheumatology. Patient ratings for Dr. Fryer average 3.0 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fryer honors. Dr. Fryer graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine.

Read more

Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
5401 Peach Street; Suite 3400
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Yvonne Hoogland is an Erie, PA physician who specializes in adult rheumatology. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hoogland honors.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

Reviews

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Online Communication

Medical School

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.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.