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About Dr. Carolyn O'Connor
Dr. Carolyn O'Connor, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA, with other offices in Cherry Hill, NJ and Marlton, NJ (and 3 other locations). She has 35 years of experience. Her specialties include Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. O'Connor is affiliated with Hahnemann University Hospital, Cooper University Hospital and Medical CollegePennsylvania H. She speaks English.
Dr. Carolyn O'Connor has the following 2 specialties
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.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Dr. Carolyn O'Connor has the following 5 expertise
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dr. Carolyn O'Connor has 2 board certified specialties
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Dr. Carolyn O'Connor is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Dr. O'Connor is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Hahnemann University Hospital
Cooper University Hospital
Medical CollegePennsylvania H
Cooper Hospital University Medical Center
35 Years Experience
Graduated in 1978
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