NYP Queens Services

NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

Rheumatology (Muscles, Tendons, and Joints)

The Division of Rheumatology at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens is committed to providing high-quality care to patients suffering from disorders involving the musculoskeletal, bone, and immune systems.

The hospital’s rheumatologists are committed to achieving excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and autoimmune disorders.

The division works closely with the departments of Radiology and Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation to identify and treat soft tissue problems related to the musculoskeletal system, sports-related soft tissue disorders, and diseases in bone health in order to design an individualized treatment program for every patient.

Rheumatological disorders include

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis and seronegative arthritis (psoriatic arthritis)
  • Osteoporosis and vitamin D deficiency
  • Paget’s disease
  • Gout
  • Musculoskeletal pain disorders
  • Myositis
  • Lupus
  • Back pain
  • Tendonitis
  • Vasculitis
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Scleroderma