Dr. Ira Melnicoff DO
- Rheumatology Arlington Heights, IL
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Dr. Ira Melnicoff, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Arlington Heights, IL. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Rheumatology. Dr. Melnicoff is affiliated with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Holy Family Medical Center and Northwest Community Hospital. He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Ira Melnicoff has the following 10 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.
A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.
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