A co-ordinated and dedicated health team works in collaboration with Rheumatology Specialist Care. These are our Affiliated Health Professionals.

  • Prof Paul Bird

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    A/Prof. Paul BirdBMed (Hons), FRACP, PhD, Grad Dip MRI

    Kogarah, Moore Park

    Paul Bird has over twenty years' experience in treating rheumatic disease, with particular expertise in Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis and Ankylosing spondylitis.

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  • Prof Fredrick Joshua

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    A/Prof. Fredrick JoshuaMBBS, FRACP, PhD, Grad Cert U/S, CCPU

    Randwick, Macquarie Park, Kogarah

    A/Prof Fred Joshua is a dedicated physician for the treatment of rheumatic diseases. He has an expertise in rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis having completed a PhD in the use of ultrasound in rheumatoid arthritis and presenting research internationally in these areas.

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  • Dr. Arvin Damodaran

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    Dr. Arvin DamodaranRheumatology Specialist

    Randwick

    Dr Arvin Damodaran is a consultant rheumatologist and medical educator based in Randwick, Sydney. He is in private practice at Rheumatology Specialist Care at the Randwick rooms.

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  • Dr. Anne Chung

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    Dr. Anne ChungConsultant Rheumatologist

    Randwick, Macquarie Park

    Dr Anne Chung is a Consultant Rheumatologist. Following graduation from the University of New South Wales, she undertook further training at Concord, St George and Canberra Hospital.

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  • Dr. Ilana Ginges

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    Dr. Ilana GingesRheumatologist

    Randwick

    Dr Ginges is a Rheumatologist with expertise in all types of arthritis including rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, gout and lupus. Caring for women with arthritis throughout the childbearing years and beyond is a particular area of interest.

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  • Dr Alexandra Capon

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    Dr Alexandra Capon

    Randwick

    Dr Alexandra Capon prides herself on being a compassionate communicator. She believes in the importance of managing the person as a whole, not just the condition. Dedicated to helping people with a wide range of rheumatic conditions, she has a particular interest in inflammatory arthritis.

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  • Dr. Christopher Needs

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    Dr. Christopher NeedsRheumatologist

    Kogarah, Macquarie Park

    As a clinician Dr Needs has a long experience in community based rheumatology. In conjunction with the NSW Agency of Clinical innovation, He is currently involved in the implementation of models of care for Osteoarthritis, Osteoporotic Refracture Prevention and Acute Low Back Pain within the primary care setting.

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  • Dr. Tien Tay

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    Dr. Tien TayMBBS (Hons) MMed FRACP

    Kogarah

    Tien Tay is committed to providing the highest level of clinical care for rheumatic disease. He is skilled in all aspects of rheumatic disease and has a special interest in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and systemic vasculitis, including Giant cell arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica.

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Rheumatology Specialist Care
  • Experienced clinicians
  • Tailored advice to match your needs
  • Emphasis on excellent clinical outcomes
  • Patient centred care – shared decision making
  • Arthitis Pain

    What is Arthitis?

    Arthritis is a degenerative condition that affects joints and is having a significant impact on quality of life of individuals. Several forms of arthritis have been identified and they affect people of different ages

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  • Arthitis Pain

    Arthritis Test

    There are specific signs and symptoms that point to arthritis.

    • Are you experiencing arthritis symptoms?
    • Could you have the disease?

    Take this Quiz

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  • Arthitis Pain

    Rheumatoid Arthritis Explained

    written by doctors, for patients.

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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Rheumatology Specialist Care offers musculoskeletal ultrasound as a diagnostic, assessment and therapeutic test. Dr Fred Joshua has completed a PhD in Ultrasound in rheumatoid arthritis. His company provides ultrasound educational courses for rheumatologists and other doctors to attend.

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

MRI or magnetic resonance imaging scan is an imaging test that creates pictures of internal body structures (bones and soft tissues) with the help of magnetic fields and radio waves.

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Locations

Useful Links

  • optimus
  • arthritis australia
  • unsw sydney
  • healthscope hospitals
  • prince of wales
  • racp specialists together
  • macquarie university
  • macquarie university hospital
  • australian rheumatology association
  • ismrm
  • st george praivate hospital
  • asum