Specialties

Dr. Rafael G Grau has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Rafael G Grau has the following 10 expertise

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatology
  • Gout
  • Scleroderma
  • Tendinitis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Arthritis
  • Education

    44 Years Experience

  • Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

    Graduated in 1974

  • University Of Colorado Health

    Residency

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