The Department of Rheumatology is a specialized upper branch in which the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases are carried out most properly.
Rheumatic diseases are extremely crucial diseases due to their frequent occurrence, chronic course, and disability characteristics. When not treated properly, they can cause pain and loss of function, impaired quality of life, permanent disabilities, and even death.
Since diseases within the scope of Rheumatology and rheumatic diseases affect different organs in
Yeditepe University Hospital, they are followed up jointly with many disciplines such as Dermatology, Neurology, Orthopedics and Traumatology, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Eye Diseases. Treatments of fibromyalgia patients, who are very common and have symptoms such as widespread pain in the body and general fatigue, are organized by a team of rheumatologists, physical therapy and rehabilitation specialists, psychiatrists, and neurologists for the first time in Turkey.