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About Us

Meet Dr. Shanmugam

Best Rheumatologist Philadelphia

 Dr. Shanmugam is a board certified rheumatologist who has been practicing in the Philadelphia suburbs for the past 11 years. 

Dr. Shanmugam completed her internal medicine training from Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health and went on to be Assistant Professor of Medicine at Abington Hospital prior to competing her rheumatology fellowship training at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. She is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology and a member of the Pennsylvania Rheumatology Society.

She truly believes that a physician patient relationship that is built on trust helps patients feel healthy and get better soon.  She devotes a lot of her time during each patient visit to talk to patients about their health and makes sure she address all their concerns.  Dr. Shanmugam is an expert in diagnosing and treating a variety of rheumatological conditions. Her areas of interest are treating inflammatory arthritis, osteoporosis, systemic lupus ,and inflammatory myositis.  Her personal mission is to treat the patient not just the disease. 

Dr. Shanmugam's primary goal is to provide an atmosphere where all patients feel welcome, safe, and cared for. Her office creates an atmosphere that is compassionate and efficiently provides care to each and every patient.

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Our Practice

Rheumatology and Arthritis Care Center is a private rheumatology practice in Exton PA. Our office will simplify the ease of accessing state of the art rheumatology care for patients in Downingtown, Exton, Paoli, Malvern, West Chester, Chester Springs,  Coatsville, King of Prussia, Phoenixville and Pottstown areas to name a few. Our personal goal is to provide personalized, compassionate, state of the art care in a warm and respectful environment.  We continually strive to educate our patients on their condition, treatment choices, and generalized well-being in an attempt to overcome disease and restore quality of life.

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