Looking for new Rheumy!

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Eyore
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   Posted 11/12/2005 2:47 PM (GMT -6)   
I need to find a new Rheumatologist and/or SI Joint specialist.  Does anyone have suggestions on how to research and find the best one to suit my needs?  Any website suggestions?  Thanks!!

Ducky
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   Posted 11/13/2005 7:53 AM (GMT -6)   

Hey CLW!

Enbrel has a website to look up a rheumy:

http://www.enbrel.com/conditions/enbrel-rheumfinder.jsp

All you have to do is type in the zip code and it will give you a listing within a certain square mile radius... Hope this helps! 

Duck


Diagnosed January 2005 - Psoriatic Arthritis/Dactylitis/Spondylitis 
   -Currently taking 50mg shot weekly of Enbrel
 
Diagnosed May 1998 - Graves Disease
   -Complete Thyroidectomy September 1998 - While 11 weeks pregnant
 
Other Complications - GERD/Scoliosis/Hiatal Hernia/Graves Disease of the Eyes


Eyore
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Date Joined Nov 2005
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   Posted 11/13/2005 8:49 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Ducky/Flopsie!  I'll use both of these avenues to help in my search for a new rheumy.

erin.K
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   Posted 11/13/2005 3:46 PM (GMT -6)   
and also your states local Arthritis Foundation will also guide you to a specialist. if you call 411 or look in the yellow pages, the number may be listed. it's usually an 1800 number...not sure of the national hotline number though, but i'm sure it's on the website, as are the state numbers.
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