Very few tertiary hospitals in our country can pride themselves in bringing the level of expertise of the scale and depth that we, at Hinduja Hospital do. All under one roof.
The Department of Rheumatology (it was one of the first to be established in Mumbai,way back in 1988) comprises a multidisciplinary team of experts, including Rheumatologists, Sports Medicine Specialists, Nurses, Physical and who see over 15,000 patients each year.
Rheumatic diseases consist of more than 100 conditions, including all forms of arthritis (e.g., Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis), certain autoimmune diseases (e.g., Systemic Lupus Erythematosus), and musculoskeletal pain disorders. Rheumatic diseases can affect virtually any part of the body. They are usually associated with inflammation (swelling and redness), almost always accompanied by pain and have symptoms that can have a profound effect on the ability to perform daily activities. Over 40million people in our country today suffer from Rheumatic diseases in some form or other.
Our Department offers to every need and every disease by way of a seamless combination of services:
- Outpatient consultations
- Outpatient specialty care for patients with chronic rheumatic diseases
- Specialty Clinics which include as your One Stop Options to meet the relevant specialty consultants to deal with all complications that arise due to Rheumatological diseases.
- Education on rheumatologic diseases and treatments
- Clinical trials
- Medical Education and Research. Since 2008 Hinduja Hospital has been privilege of being one of the 4 units in the country which has been acknowledged by the National Board as a center of Post Graduate research in Rheumatology.Over the last 20 years we had more than 150 publications in the national and international journal.