Pacific Rheumatology Associates

Founded in 1994 by Dr. Neal Birnbaum and Dr. David Curtis, the team at Pacific Rheumatology Associates includes 4 American Board of Internal Medicine certified Rheumatologists who are all active members of the American College of Rheumatology. Our doctors are medical staff at California Pacific Medical Center, northern California’s largest private teaching hospital, and participate in the training of internal medicine residents.


WHAT WE DIAGNOSE AND TREAT


Inflammatory  arthritis 

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Psoriatic Arthritis (Psoriasis with joint pain/swelling)

Other Spondyloarthritis (Ankylosing Spondylitis, Reactive Arthritis, Arthritis associated with Inflammatory bowel disease)

Palindromic Rheumatism

Adult Onset Still's Disease 

Viral arthritis

Autoimmune Diseases

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Sjogren's Syndrome

Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

Systemic Sclerosis/Scleroderma

Giant Cell Arteritis/Temporal Arteritis

Inflammatory Myositis/myopathy  

ANCA-Associated Vasculitis (i.e Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis, Microscopic Polyangiitis)

Polyarteritis Nodosa

Other Musculoskeletal Conditions

Osteoarthritis

Soft Tissue Rheumatism (Tenosynovitis,Tendonitis, Bursitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)

Metabolic Bone Disease

Osteoporosis

Osteomalacia

Paget's disease of bone  

Fibromyalgia

Unexplained Joint or Muscle Pain

Systemic Inflammatory Diseases

Behcet's disease

Periodic Fever Syndromes (e.g., Familial Mediterranean Fever)

IgG4 Related Diseases

Crystalline Arthritis

Gout

Pseudogout (chondrocalcinosis)

Basic calcium phosphate (BCP) crystal arthritis

Amyloidosis

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Appointments: 415-923-3060