Dr. Lewis Parker MD
- Rheumatology Avon, CT
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Dr. Lewis Parker, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Avon, CT, with another office in Hartford, CT. Their specialties include Rheumatology. Dr. Parker is affiliated with Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford Hospital and Institute of Living Hartford Hospital's Mental Health Network. They speak English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Lewis Parker has the following 4 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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