Dr. Amir M. Agha, MD, Rheumatologist | Rheumatology in Anderson, SC, 29621 (2022)

Dr. Amir M. Agha, MD, Rheumatologist | Rheumatology in Anderson, SC, 29621 (1)

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Dr. Amir M. Agha, MD, Rheumatologist | Rheumatology in Anderson, SC, 29621 (2) 2/5

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Dr. Amir Agha is a rheumatologist practicing in Anderson, SC. Dr. Agha specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and systematic autoimmune conditions that can affect the bones, muscles or bones. Eventually, if not treated, these illnesses can also impact the skin, eyes, nervous system and internal organs. Dr. Agha treats diseases similar to orthopedists but does not perform surgery. Often times, research is conducted to find potential alternatives for the patients illness.

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Dr. Amir M. Agha, MD's Practice location

Practice At 2000 E Greenville St

2000 E Greenville St -
Anderson, SC 29621

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New patients: 864-716-6030, 864-226-7636

Fax: 864-716-6039

  • Mon:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tue:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wed:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thu:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Fri:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Sat:Closed
  • Sun:Closed
124 Antigua Way -
Greer, SC 29650

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New patients: 864-716-6030

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Get to know Rheumatologist Dr. Amir M. Agha, who serves patients in Anderson, South Carolina.

Dr. Agha is a rheumatologist who is currently serving patients at AnMed Health Medical Center – Foothills Rheumatology in Anderson, South Carolina. AnMed Health is a dynamic, comprehensive health system that has been providing health care for residents of eight counties in upstate South Carolina and northeast Georgia for over 100 years. The mission of AnMed Health is to passionately blend the art of caring with the science of medicine to optimize the health of patients, staff, and the community.

Dr. Agha earned his medical degree from Sindh Medical College. He then went on to complete his internship in internal medicine at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, followed by his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in rheumatology at Cooper University Health Care.

Dr. Agha is board-certified in rheumatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Dr. Agha is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology (FACR). The ACR is an ethically-driven, professional membership organization committed to improving the care of patients with rheumatic disease and advancing the rheumatology subspecialty.

Rheumatology is a branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Physicians who have undergone formal training in rheumatology are called rheumatologists. Rheumatologists, like Dr. Agha, treat arthritis, autoimmune diseases, pain disorders affecting joints, and osteoporosis. There are more than 200 types of these diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, lupus, back pain, osteoporosis, and tendinitis.

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ANMED HEALTHl

800 N FANT ST ANDERSON SC 29621

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BAPTIST EASLEY HOSPITALl

PO BOX 2129 EASLEY SC 29641

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GHS OCONEE MEMORIAL HOSPITALl

298 MEMORIAL DRIVE SENECA SC 29672

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830 SOUTH BUNCOMBE ROAD GREER SC 29650

124 Antigua Way, Greer, SC 29650, USA
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830 S Buncombe Rd, Greer, SC 29650, USA

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175 PATEWOOD DRIVE GREENVILLE SC 29615

124 Antigua Way, Greer, SC 29650, USA
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175 Patewood Dr, Greenville, SC 29615, USA

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PELHAM MEDICAL CENTERl

250 WESTMORELAND ROAD GREER SC 29651

124 Antigua Way, Greer, SC 29650, USA
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FAQs

What problems does a rheumatologist treat? ›

A rheumatologist is an internist or pediatrician who received further training in the diagnosis (detection), and treatment of diseases that affect the muscles, bones, joints, ligaments, and tendons. These diseases can cause pain, swelling, stiffness, and potentially cause joint deformities.

How do you know if you have a good rheumatologist? ›

A good rheumatologist will let you talk about every ache and pain, plus the weather (which could be the reason for your pain!). “Mine listens and doesn't rush me,” says Becki Barnhill. A specialist like this shouldn't spend two minutes with you. “It's important to spend time with and educate the patient,” says Dr.

What does a rheumatologist surgeon do? ›

A rheumatologist is a specialist doctor who diagnoses and treats: arthritis – where joints are painful, swollen and stiff. other musculoskeletal conditions - which affect bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments as well as joints.

How do I become a rheumatologist after MBBS? ›

After MBBS degree one has to go for M.D. (Medicine) as Rheumatology is a branch of Internal Medicine. MD is of 3 years duration and after MD they must go for DM Rheumatology which is of 3 years duration. To work as Rheumatologist, they must get requisite registration from Medical Council of India.

How do you permanently treat rheumatoid arthritis? ›

There is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis. But clinical studies indicate that remission of symptoms is more likely when treatment begins early with medications known as disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs).

What are the symptoms of rheumatic disease? ›

What are the symptoms of arthritis and other rheumatic diseases?
  • Joint pain.
  • Swelling in a joint or joints.
  • Joint stiffness that lasts for at least 1 hour in the early morning.
  • Chronic pain or tenderness in a joint or joints.
  • Warmth and redness in the joint area.
  • Limited movement in the affected joint or joints.

Which doctor is best for rheumatoid arthritis? ›

Ideally, you should see a rheumatologist -- a specialist in arthritis.

What are the 4 stages of rheumatoid arthritis? ›

The four stages of rheumatoid arthritis are known as synovitis, pannus, fibrous ankylosis, and bony ankylosis.
  • Stage I: Synovitis. During stage I, you may start having mild symptoms, including joint pain and joint stiffness. ...
  • Stage II: Pannus. ...
  • Stage III: Fibrous Ankylosis. ...
  • Stage IV: Bony Ankylosis.
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What happens at your first rheumatologist appointment? ›

“The first visit will include a physical exam in which your rheumatologist will search for joint swelling or nodules that may indicate inflammation,” says Dr. Smith. “Lab tests, such as X-rays and blood work, may also supply pieces of the puzzle to assist your rheumatologist in arriving at your diagnosis.”

What questions should I ask my rheumatologist? ›

Treatments can also stop working. It's a lot to remember, and you might find you forget to ask important questions during your appointment.
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Questions about a new diagnosis
  • What's my outlook? ...
  • Is it hereditary? ...
  • When can I exercise again? ...
  • How long will it take for my medications to work?
16 Sept 2022

What causes rheumatism pain? ›

Causes of rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease. This means your immune system (which usually fights infection) attacks the cells that line your joints by mistake, making the joints swollen, stiff and painful. Over time, this can damage the joints, cartilage and nearby bone.

What are rheumatic diseases? ›

Rheumatic disease is an umbrella term that refers to arthritis and several other conditions that affect the joints, tendons, muscle, ligaments, bones, and muscles (arthritis refers to disorders that mainly affect the joints).

Why would you need to see a rheumatologist? ›

You should see a rheumatologist if you have chronic joint or musculoskeletal pain that does not go away on its own or reoccurs after short-term treatment. Your primary care physician may refer you to a rheumatologist, who will work with you on your treatment and healing.

Why would I be referred to a rheumatologist? ›

Primary health care providers should consider referring patients to a rheumatologist if: You diagnose or suspect an inflammatory type of arthritis (e.g., rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, psoriatic arthritis), or to confirm a diagnosis. A patient needs a management plan for a type of inflammatory arthritis.

What happens at first rheumatology appointment? ›

“The first visit will include a physical exam in which your rheumatologist will search for joint swelling or nodules that may indicate inflammation,” says Dr. Smith. “Lab tests, such as X-rays and blood work, may also supply pieces of the puzzle to assist your rheumatologist in arriving at your diagnosis.”

What should I ask a rheumatologist? ›

Questions to Ask Your Rheumatologist
  • Are my joint symptoms likely caused by my inflammatory arthritis? ...
  • What are the most common causes of my inflammatory arthritis occurring outside of my joints? ...
  • Do I need to be on a DMARD? ...
  • What can I take for flares of arthritis symptoms?
2 Jul 2019

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