10 – A rheumatologist is a medical doctor who specializes in treating arthritis and other rheumatic conditions, including lupus.
Your primary care doctor can refer you to a rheumatologist , or you can get an appointment through self-referral if your health insurance allows it. Evaluation by a rheumatologist is important so that a patient can develop a treatment plan.
- First Visit to the Rheumatologist
- The Right Doctor for You