Dr. Zaidi, MD, FACR has been in practice since 1994. He is a member of The American College of Rheumatology, Florida Medical Association, Pasco County Medical Society. Dr. Zaidi speaks English, Urdu, Hindi, and Persian. Dr. Zaidi is an investigator for Phase II, III and IV clinical trials in the following clinical areas: rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, COX-II inhibitors, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, lupus, and gout. He and his wife, Shehla, have two sons and enjoy travel, music, and reading.
(Dr. Farrukh Zaidi with his colleague Dr. M. Mughni)
Rheumatology is a sub-specialty in internal medicine, devoted to diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Physicians who specialize in rheumatology are called rheumatologists. Rheumatologists deal mainly with clinical problems involving joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, vasculitides, and heritable connective tissue disorders.
Systemic conditions and connective tissue diseases:
Soft tissue rheumatism:
Local diseases and lesions affecting the joints and structures around the joints including tendons, ligaments capsules, bursae, stress fractures, muscles, nerve entrapment, vascular lesions, and ganglia. For example:
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Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, Karachi, Pakistan.
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