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Rheumatologists

A rheumatologist is a physician who specializes in the field of medical sub-specialty called rheumatology. A rheumatologist holds a board certification after specialized training after attaining a medical degree through fellowship programs in the United States. Rheumatologists are internists who are qualified by additional postgraduate training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and other diseases of the joints, muscles and bones. Many Rheumatologists also conduct research to determine the cause and better treatments for these disabling and sometimes fatal diseases. Treatment modalities are based on scientific research, currently, practice of rheumatology is largely evidence based.

Rheumatologists 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. Some of these are very serious diseases that can be difficult to diagnose and treat. They treat soft tissue problems related to musculoskeletal system sports-related soft tissue disorders.

Kalista T. Engelman, DO
Center for Rheumatic Disease
500 NE 291 Hwy.
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816-531-0930

Kwas Huston, MD
Center for Rheumatic Disease
500 NE 291 Hwy.
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816-531-0930

Jennifer Kendall, MD
Center for Rheumatic Disease
500 NE 291 Hwy.
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816-531-0930

Christopher D. Koenig, MD
Center for Rheumatic Disease
500 NE 291 Hwy.
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816-531-0930

Julian Magadan, III, MD
Center for Rheumatic Disease
500 NE 291 Hwy.
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816-531-0930

Tina Shah, MD
Center for Rheumatic Disease
500 NE 291 Hwy.
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816-531-0930

Jeremy Sharp, MD
Center for Rheumatic Disease
500 NE 291 Hwy.
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816-531-0930

Mike Smith, MD
Center for Rheumatic Disease
500 NE 291 Hwy.
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816-531-0930

Ann Warner, MD
Center for Rheumatic Disease
500 NE 291 Hwy.
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
816-531-0930

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