Rheumatology

The Rheumatology department is involved in the diagnosis and management of Arthritis, Connective Tissue and Soft Tissue diseases. We offer comprehensive service for all Rheumatology problems including Inflammatory Arthritis, Soft Tissue problems, Multiple System disease (e.g.Lupus), Metabolic Bone Disease and Joint injections. The service also provides specialist investigations including DEXA Scan for osteoporosis and other blood investigations.

The following are some of the conditions treated:

  • Adolescent Rheumatology
  • Autoimmune rheumatic diseases
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Chronic pain
  • Hypermobility
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Obstetric-rheumatology
  • Osteoporosis & Metabolic bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Vasculitis
  • Young adult rheumatology
RHEUMATOLOGY (VH)
Doctors Name Professional Qualifications Areas of Specialization Experience
Dr S. Sham
MBBS., MD (General Medicine)., Fellowship (Rheumatology)., DM (Rheumatology) Rheumatology Associated with Vijaya Hospital since April, 2017.
Visiting - Consultant Rheumatologist in Fortis malar hospitals (Dec 2014 – Dec 2015)
University topper in DM Rheumatology.
Areas of Interests:
Vasculitis
Lupus
Soft tissue rheumatism
 
RHEUMATOLOGY (VHC)
Doctors Name Professional Qualifications Areas of Specialization Experience
Dr Mathai Thomas
MBBS., DCH., MD., DM (Rheumatology) Rheumatology Associated with Vijaya Health Centre for over 15 years.
Worked as Asst.D.M.O. – Southern Railways
Have a number of publications in National and International Journals.