Dr. Walter Chatham MD
- Rheumatology Birmingham, AL
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Dr. Walter Chatham, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Birmingham, AL, with other offices in Birmingham, AL and Birmingham, AL. Their specialties include Rheumatology. Dr. Chatham is affiliated with Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Uab Highlands and Uab Medical West. They speak English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Walter Chatham has the following 9 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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