Rheumatologists are doctors trained to detect and treat autoimmune related issues affecting your muscles, bones, tendons and ligaments. Autoimmune diseases happen when your immune system causes unwanted inflammation in different parts of your body. They can affect your skin, eyes, and internal organs, in addition to joints, muscles, and bones. Rheumatologists help diagnose and treat these problems.Our rheumatologists treat over 100 conditions helping patients address arthritic pain, inflammation, stiffness, swelling or soreness of the body. You do not need a physician referral to consult our rheumatologists. Here are just some of the conditions we can treat you for right away:
* Back/neck pain
* Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
* Pinched nerves
Every autoimmune disease is unique. Each patient is unique and has unique symptoms. However, there are also some common symptoms that we see in patients with autoimmune diseases. Some of the common symptoms to looks for are
* Fatigue Low grade fever
* Muscle aches
* Swelling of the joints
* Brain fog
* Hair loss
* Skin rashes
If your lab results on the following tests are elevated then you should be evaluated by a Rheumatologist as soon as possible.
* Positive ANA test
* Positive ANCA Antibodies
* Positive Rheumatoid factor or anti-CCP antibodies
* Elevated markers of inflammation (ESR, C-Reactive protein)
* Other tests that your PCP are recommending (e.g. APL antibodies, dsDNA antibodies)
At TeleMed2U, we are on a mission to make Specialty care accessible and affordable for everyone therefore you don't need a referral from a PCP to see one of our specialists. You can self refer by filling in the appointment form today and our patient care team will contact you to schedule your initial appointment.
TeleMed2U is a multispecialty telemedicine provider, proudly serving patients directly, enabling patients to visit doctors face to face over video, through our online platform. Our network of board-certified physicians is span across more than 20 different medical specialties.
From behavioral health to endocrinology, our online doctors can help you with a variety of medical conditions spanning over 20 specialties.
Our doctors can provide specialist care for chronic health conditions (like diabetes management by an endocrinologist) or second opinions (for example an epilepsy disorder evaluation by a neurologist).
Outside of acute and emergent issues, such as those requiring someone to go to an emergency Department or to call 911, telemedicine can help evaluate your clinical condition.
TeleMed2U accepts most insurances. Pricing varies based on your insurance plan. Visits can be as low as $75 without insurance. When paying out of pocket, pricing is always provided before a visit and you’ll never get a surprise bill from us or your insurance provider.
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Yes, we accept Medicare. Exclusions may apply for certain specialties.
Most patients do not need a referral to see a specialist at TeleMed2U. If your insurance company requires a referral, our staff will work with you to obtain the required referral.
If you have questions regarding scheduling your appointment, please call (916) 740-3721 or [(855) 446-TM2U (8628)
Please call us at (916) 740-3721 or (855) 446-TM2U (8628) should you need to make a change to your appointment.
Consults can be done on mobile devices with the correct software video and audio capabilities. One of our scheduling team members can assist you with questions specific to your device.
Appointment duration will vary based on the medical specialty and if this is your first or a follow up appointment.
Next steps after a visit with one of our doctors is no different than when you see a doctor in person. The usual next steps are to schedule a follow-up appointment, get any tests or labs that your doctor may have ordered. Our staff can help you schedule your next appointment.
TeleMed2U doctors can prescribe medications like any other doctor you visit.
When it comes to prescriptions, our doctors evaluate the medical need before prescribing.
The prescriptions are sent electronically to the pharmacy of your choice.
We currently do not prescribe certain controlled substances like narcotics or benzodiazepines.
TeleMed2U providers can refill medications when appropriate.
All orders are sent electronically to the location of your choice.
Yes, TeleMed2U’s platform is private and secure meeting HIPAA AND HITECH regulations
All interactions between you and your doctor are encrypted so they remain strictly confidential.