Dr. Ashok Kumar is the Director & Head, Department of Rheumatology. Dr. Ashok Kumar is one of the best Rheumatologists and has a rich and varied experience of over 25 years in Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology.
Fortis Memorial Research Institute , Gurgaon
Dr. Ashok Kumar was Professor of Medicine & Head of Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology Service at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi before joining Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj in April 2009. Dr. Kumar imparted training to a number of Clinical Fellows in the subject of Rheumatology.
MD( Medicine) AIIMS ,FRCP (London)
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A rheumatologist is a specialist doctor who diagnoses and treats arthritis, other musculoskeletal conditions and autoimmune diseases.
Rheumatologists treat more than hundred types of rheumatologic diseases, including:
Antibody tests for autoimmune disorders are often necessary to detect rheumatologic diseases. The most popular tests used by rheumatologists are:
Early signs of rheumatoid arthritis are fatigue, slight fever, weight loss, stiffness, joint tenderness, joint pain, joint swelling and redness, joint warmth, numbness and tingling, a decrease in range of motion, and joints affected on both sides.