When your immune system starts sending inflammation to body parts that don’t need it, you may develop a rheumatic condition, such as gout, scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, or ulcerative colitis. We get to the bottom of your symptoms for a diagnosis, no matter how difficult it is to diagnose, putting you at the center of your care for a plan that you can feel good about.

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The North Memorial Health Advantage

  • North Memorial Health rheumatologists are certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and provide diagnosis and treatment for a wide array of adult rheumatologic disorders.
  • Our rheumatology service uses the latest medications available. Treatment may involve medications, including immunosuppressants, injections or infusions, or referrals to other specialists.
  • With an accurate diagnosis and a shared understanding of your illness, you and your rheumatologist will work together to design a treatment program aimed at managing pain, reducing inflammation and ensuring your quality of life.
  • Rheumatic diseases are sometimes complex in nature and difficult to diagnose. Your rheumatologist will gather a complete medical history and perform a physical examination, review previous pertinent investigations, and order additional laboratory tests and imaging to come to a diagnosis.

Virtual visits available

Conditions and Care Options

Learn more about your condition and how it may be treated at North Memorial Health.

List of Conditions




Rheumatoid Arthritis

Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)


Care Team

Our highly trained experts empower you with the knowledge and the support you need to get the healthcare you want.

Mayra Oberto-Medina, DO, FACR, CCD

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