It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Lupus Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-31-2007, 11:39 AM   #1
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 3
tweyrick HB User
Arizona Doctor

Does anyone know of a Rheumy that specializes in Lupus in the Phoenix area? I'm willing to drive 3 hours into Phoenix to go see one. We only have one and I don't believe he specializes in Lupus.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 11-01-2007, 09:09 AM   #2
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 5,081
VeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB UserVeeJ HB User
Re: Arizona Doctor

Hi. I'm not anywhere near you, so these are general thoughts... Are there any teaching hospitals within your range? I've done much better seeing a rheumie affiliated with such a hospital. I made calls in advance to ask if each practice had a lot of lupus patients, with varying kinds & severity of lupus, etc. I also figured that a larger-city practice would be more likely to see the full range.

Also, hospitals often have #'s you can call to ask who the specialists in your area are. Ditto with local support groups.

But that's NOT to say one can't do well right down the block if your symptoms match up well with your rheumie's expertise!

Wish I had something more specific to offer. Good luck! Sincerely, Vee

Last edited by VeeJ; 11-01-2007 at 09:11 AM. Reason: typos, multiple!

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 11-01-2007, 02:02 PM   #3
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 3
tweyrick HB User
Re: Arizona Doctor

Thanks so much for your thoughtful reply. I will make some phone calls and see what happens.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Cortisone shots in Arizona (and elsewhere) littlegreek25 TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 10 07-25-2009 05:40 PM
PTTD Arizona Brace, Richie Brace or surgery Dover one Foot & Ankle Problems 5 05-12-2009 10:36 AM
Arizona spiritofsal Fibromyalgia 7 04-16-2007 10:39 PM
Arizona, about the vitamin D... JJ High Cholesterol 30 01-27-2007 09:45 PM
Arizona? Lenin High Cholesterol 33 11-26-2006 04:26 PM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:21 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2015 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!