The Department of Rheumatology at Burjeel Hospital is focussed on the diagnosis, treatment as well as management of all a wide range of diseases which involve the joints, muscles as well as the connective tissues. With a world class multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses and support staff, we provide cutting edge treatment and exemplary care in a comforting ambience full of warmth and personalized attention.

Our key services include

  • Outpatient consultations and specialty care for patients with chronic rheumatic diseases
  • Injection Clinic - providing diagnostic and therapeutic intra articular and soft tissue injections and aspirations
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound — diagnostic and interventional with ultrasound guided injections and procedures.

Diseases treated

The Department of Rheumatology provides world class treatment for a wide range of diseases which include

  • Ankylosing spondylitis and other Spondyloarthropathies (family of long-term (chronic) diseases of joints)
  • Auto inflammatory diseases
  • Behcet's disease
  • Giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Gout and Pseudogout
  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Wegener's)
  • Juvenile Dermatomyositis
  • Juvenile Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Polymyositis or Dermatomyositis
  • Relapsing Polychondritis
  • Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Vasculitis

The reputation of a hospital is built on the quality of medical care provided. Hence, stringent standards are in place to recruit world-class medical professionals. Our panel of highly qualified doctors have trained extensively in leading hospitals around the world and possess internationally recognized degrees from Europe, USA and other continents. Combined with state-of-the-art technology, the team delivers exemplary care and treatment following the highest international standards and protocols.

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