Arthritis and Rheumatic Disease Specialties

Arthritis and Rheumatic Disease Specialties

Rheumatologist Dr. Norman B. Gaylis listed as one of the Top Physicians

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Dr. Norman B. Gaylis, whose practice Arthritis and Rheumatic Disease Specialties located in Aventura, FL, is one of the most advanced rheumatology practices in Florida, has been listed as a Top Physician. This unique practice includes many services necessary for the integral treatment of rheumatic conditions:

  • Extremity MRI – the first in Florida

  • Digital X-Ray

  • Laboratory

  • Infusions Room

  • Physical Therapy

  • Ultrasound

The criteria that were used and assessed a point value is as follows:

  • Drugs and Therapy
  • Conquering Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases
  • Initial Evaluation of the Arthritic Patient
  • Understanding Arthritis
  • Arthritis and Osteoporosis Fact Sheet
  • The Arthritis Diet
  • Infliximab on an HIV Positive Patient with Reiter’s Syndrome
  • Discontinuation of corticosteroids following initiation of infliximab in RA patients
  • Use of MRI to evaluate patients on infliximab therapy
  • Study on RA patients who switch to infliximab after etanercept
  • Changes after one year on RA patients on infliximab therapy
  • Cerebritis: a Sequel of Lupus
  • Open study comparing the results of etanercept and infliximab on patients with rheumatoid arthritis
  • RA patients who can not use etanercept may benefit from infliximab
  • Extremity Imaging improves Rheumatoid Arthritis care
  • Image of the Month: Patient with Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Extremity MRI more effective than standard X-Rays
  • In-office MRI vs. radiography in detecting changes in erosions after one year of infliximab therapy
  • Selected Calcium Rich Foods
  • Young Women Take Care of your Bones
  • For Preteens, you are the perfect age
  • For Teens: Looking Good Inside Out
  • Diet Recommendations for Gout Patients
  • Malic Acid, Energy and Fibromyalgia
  • What is Fibromyalgia?
  • A Look at lupus

Dr. Norman B. Gaylis SLE, (systemic lupus erythematosus), commonly known as lupus, affects more than half a million people in the United States. This illness is most common among women of child bearing age, however, it can affect females of any age as well as males.

  • The Lupus Lifeline Book: Living with Lupus

It is published by the Dade-Broward Lupus Foundation of Florida. It contains valuable information abot the disease, the many type of complications it may cause, treatment options, living with lupus, and much more.

  • Cerebral Atrophy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Steven G. Ostrov, Robert M. Quencer, Norman B. Gaylis, Roy D. Altman Cerebral Atrophy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Steroid- or Disease-Induced Phenomenon? Thirty-two patients with systemic lupus erythematosus were evaluated clinically and with computed topography in order to determine whether the occurrence of cerebral atrophy in systemic lupus erythematosus was due to the steroid therapy.

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