Rheumatology & Arthritis

No more dwelling in swelling.
Rheumatology & Arthritis

Rheumatology is the medical science of treating diseases of the joints, muscles, bones and tendons. HealthEast doctors who specialize in rheumatology (called rheumatologists) treat conditions like arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome and lupus, which can cause inflammation, pain and swelling.

About Rheumatology & Arthritis

Rheumatologists care for patients with:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Gout
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Other related inflammatory conditions

They also manage soft tissue rheumatologic conditions such as:

  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Nerve entrapment conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome

Contact Rheumatology

Call us when you need to make an appointment or get a question answered.


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Learn more

Find out about diseases and conditions cared for by rheumatologists on the American College of Rheumatology web site.
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Rheumatology locations

Make an appointment to see a rheumatololgist at these locations.

Maplewood Clinic
2945 Hazelwood Street
Maplewood, MN 55109
Midway Clinic
1390 University Avenue W.
St. Paul, MN 55104
Woodwinds Clinic
1825 Woodwinds Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125


Steve Flinkenstein, DO

Ali Sajjad, MD