Rheumatology focuses on the diagnosis, medical treatment and periodical follow-up of conditions which primarily affect the joints, bones and muscles. Rheumatologists attend patients of different ages.
The rheumatologist performs procedures such as puncture of knee joint, intra-articular injection, bicipital tendon injection, etc. in sterilized theatre and carries out injections using ultrasound or CT scanner guidance under sterilized condition. Due to typical characteristics of musculoskeletal pathologies, the rheumatologist works closely together with other hospital departments, especially Department of traumatology and orthopedics to optimize the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
The rheumatology treats a variety of rheumatic diseases and conditions, including:
- Gout, pseudogout
- Infectious arthritis
- Reactive arthritis
- Rheumatoid polyarthritis
- Dermatomyositis, polymyositis, scleroderma
- Ankylosing spondylitis
- Tenosynovitis related conditions: shoulder tendonitis, epicondylitis, De Quervain syndrome, trochanteric bursitis, compression syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, tarsal tunnel syndrome, etc.
- Syndromes of Morton, Felty, Sjogren, Elher-Danos, Raynaud, etc.
- Lupus, Behcet’s disease, Still’s disease, Paget's disease, Wegener's granulomatosis, etc.
Dr. Đặng Ngọc Tân
Dr. Dang Ngoc Tan received his doctor medicine diploma in 1995. He then worked as an emergency doctor at Bac Thang Long General Hospital before he began one year post-graduate training at the Dreux Hospital Center, University of Paris VI, France in 2003.
Dr. Tan returned to work at Bac Thang Long General Hospital after coming back from France. In 2010, he obtained his master’s degree in rheumatology at Hanoi Medical University.
Not only that, Dr. Tan completed clinical pharmacy I, II, III at Hanoi University of Pharmacy in 2002. The profession of clinical pharmacy actually serves as a resource to him to assure safe, appropriate, cost-effective medication use.
Dr. Tan has been a rheumatologist and general physician at L’Hôpital Francais de Hanoi since 2011. Dr. Tan serves patients with rheumatic diseases on every Thursdays at the Hospital and every Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays at H Clinic Trung Hoa where he is assigned to take charge of.
To arrange an appointment with Dr. Dang Ngọc Tan, please drop us a call at: 04.35771100 or click here: Make an appointment