Australian Rheumatology Association

What Is A Rheumatologist

A rheumatologist is a specialist physician who has expertise in diagnosing and treating diseases of the joints, muscles and bones.

For more information including what will happen when you see your rheumatologist see our 'What Is A Rheumatologist' page.

Disease and Medication Information

The Australian Rheumatology Association (ARA) and Arthritis Australia are pleased to provide an extensive range of patient information for your easy access and downloading.

View and download disease and medication information.


Links to internet resources for patient information.











Find A Rheumatologist

Our search facility allows you to search for a rheumatologist by surname, suburb, language spoken or state.

Find a rheumatologist.

Rural Services

Patient information for rural and country rheumatologists.


Australian Rheumatology Guide to Telehealth