Dr. Melissa Mizesko MD

  • Rheumatology Corpus Christi, TX

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About

Dr. Melissa Mizesko, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Corpus Christi, TX. She has 12 years of experience. Her specialties include Rheumatology. Dr. Mizesko is affiliated with Driscoll Children's Hospital. She speaks English.

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Education

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Melissa Mizesko has the following 6 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Rheumatology

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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Board Certification

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Locations & Directions

Driscoll Children's Hospital

3533 S Alameda St
Corpus Christi, TX 78411

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