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Specialist Services

Rheumatologists are specialist physicians with particular expertise in the diagnosis and holistic management of diseases that affect joints, muscles, and bones. They treat all forms of arthritis, autoimmune connective tissue disease, spinal and soft tissue disorders and certain metabolic bone disorders, such as osteoporosis and chronic musculoskeletal pain syndromes.
Common Rheumatological diseases include:

Joint Disease/Arthritis

  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Spinal Disease
  • Osteoarthritis

Autoimmune connective tissue disease

  • Systemic Lupus
  • Erythematosus
  • Scleroderma
  • Inflammatory Muscle Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Soft Tissue Disorders

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes
  • Tendonitis

Bone Disease

  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget’s Disease

There are also a number of rarer rheumatic conditions which can affect other parts of the body.

Patient Information

The Australian Rheumatology Association (ARA) and Arthritis Australia are pleased to provide the following patient medication information and condition information, for your easy access and downloading.

Patient Medication Information
Condition Information

CONSULTATIONS AND ITEM NUMBERS

Item: 110 Initial Consultation
Item: 116 Review Consultation
Item: 132 Initial Consultation
Item: 133 Review Consultation
Note: Items 132 Consultation and 133 Review are for chronic / complex care which attract higher fees

Telehealth items

Telehealth number: 91834 Initial Consultation
Telehealth number: 91835 Review Consultation
Telehealth number: 92431 Initial Consultation
Telehealth number: 92432 Review Consultation
Note: Telehealth items 91834 and 92431 are for chronic / complex care which attract higher fees

Your Specialist will decide at your appointment which item numbers are appropriate for your visit or telehealth consultation. This cannot be decided by the Receptionist prior to your visit.