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Dr. Melanie Harrison, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY. She has 22 years of experience. Her specialties include Rheumatology. Dr. Harrison is affiliated with Hospital For Special Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell. She speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Melanie Harrison has the following 6 areas of expertise and 1 specialty.
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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