Optima Arthritis and Rheumatology Clinic is a multispeciality clinic located in Mahalakshmi layout established in the year 2016 to provide patients with quality care at affordable prices , The clinic is located in a prime location behind mahalakshmi metro station . We offer NABL accredited laboratory services, radiology services for immediate diagnosis, pharmacy and medicine delivery.

The rheumatology department consists of 3 trained rheumatologist. It is the ONLY Private healthcare facility in Karnataka to have 3 fully trained Rheumatologists. The chief rheumatologist is Dr Sharath Kumar. Dr.Sharath Kumar was trained under The Father of Indian Rheumatology, Dr.A.N.Malaviya. The other 2 rheumatologists in the team Dr Yathish G C and Dr Nagaraj S have completed their training from Dr V R Joshi (who is Dr Malaviya’s contemporary) in Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai.

As rheumatological diseases involve several organs and team care is important hence prominent specialists from other departments such as Psychiatry, Physiotherapy, Dietetics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Neurology, Cardiology, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and General surgery have been included in the team to provide comprehensive care under one roof

At Optima Arthritis and Rheumatology Clinic, we are devoted towards ethical care and medical excellence. We strive to provide high standards of patient care with the help of highly skilled medical consultants and caring nurses.

In Optima Arthritis and Rheumatology Clinic, we provide the following services.

RHEUMATOLOGY SERVICES:

DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF
● Rheumatoid arthritis
● Spondyloarthritis
● Systematic lupus erythematosus(Lupus) / SLE
● Sjogren’s syndrome
● Osteoarthritis
● Fibromyalgia
● Vasculitis
● Paediatric rheumatology/ childhood arthritis
● Dry eye evaluation by schirmer’s test

INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES
● Joint aspiration
● Joint injections
● Myofascial trigger point injection, dry needling
● Nail fold video capillaroscopy
● Minor salivary gland biopsy for diagnosis of Sjogren’s syndrome
● Skin biopsy
● Ultrasound guided joint aspiration
● Ultrasound guided intr-articular injection
● Ultrasound guided synovial biopsy

LABORATORY SERVICES
All the routine labs and radiology services present including special services such as:-
● Special tests like ANA, ANCA, rheumatoid factor, anti-CCP
● Synovial fluid analysis for gout crystals as well as CPPD crystals
● Rheumatologist directed diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound.

PHYSIOTHERAPY SERVICES
All routine physiotherapy and rehabilitation services including special services such as:-
● Non-invasive pain management
● Pelvic girdle pain
● For all prevention in elderly people
● Ergonomic assessment and correction
● Home physiotherapy services for severely disabled patients
● Pulmonary rehabilitation
● Pregnancy and post delivery exercises.

DIETARY SERVICES
● Anti-inflammatory diet for management of arthritis
● Weight loss diet
● Diet for reducing uric acid

PSYCHIATRY SERVICES

ADULT PSYCHIATRY
Diagnosis and treatment of
● Anxiety disorders
● Depression
● Obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD)
● Panic disorders
● Bipolar disorders

CHILD PSYCHIATRY
● Autism
● Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
● Learning disorders (Dyslexia)
● Behavioural problems

GERIATRIC/ ELDERLY
● Dementia
● Delirium

DE-ADDICTION SERVICES
● Tobacco addiction
● Alcohol addiction

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
● Cognitive behavioural therapy
● Counselling
● Stress management
● Couple therapy
● Family discord/ family therapy
● Group therapy
● I.Q. Assessments
● Marital discord/ Marriage counselling

ALLIED SERVICES
● OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY
● PULMONOLOGY
● NEUROLOGY
● DERMATOLOGY
● CARDIOLOGY
● SURGERY AND DRESSING