Speciality Department

Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology

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The Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology at Amrita Hospital is unique in many ways. It is the only academic rheumatology department in whole of Kerala and the only centre in South India where qualified adult and paediatric rheumatologists work together to provide comprehensive, state of the art care to all arthritis and autoimmune diseases.

We undertake both routine and specialised laboratory investigations required to diagnose and treat all common and unusual rheumatological conditions. Our orthopaedic team helps the patients with arthroscopies and joint replacements as and when required. Excellent ancillary support with full-fledged physiotherapy and occupational therapy departments make the care for arthritis patients complete.


  • Comprehensive arthritis care
  • Exclusive paediatric rheumatology clinic
  • State of the art immunological laboratory
  • Intensive care services
  • Biologic therapy

Services Offered

  • Adult rheumatology OPD ( Mon- Sat 9 am -4 pm)
  • Paediatric rheumatology OPD ( Mon – Fri 9am -4 pm)
  • Intra-articular injections
  • Inpatient care
  • Laboratory evaluation of rheumatological conditions

Disorders Treated

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Juvenile arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Scleroderma (systemic sclerosis)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Gout
  • Back and neck pain (Spondylitis)
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Vasculitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Sjogren’s Syndrome
  • Auto inflammatory conditions
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome
  • Behcet’s syndrome

Specialty Clinics

  • Childhood arthritis clinic
  • Rheumatoid clinic
  • SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) clinic
  • Scleroderma clinic
  • Early arthritis clinic

Awareness Videos

Multi System Inflammatory Syndrome in Children and COVID
Dr. Suma Balan

Can Auto Immune Disease Patients Take Vaccination?
Dr. Jyothi Srikanth

Rheumatic Diseases and COVID Vaccination
Dr. Mithun C B



Phone : 0484 - 2851270
Email :rheumatology@aims.amrita.edu

Patient Stories

Inspiring Story of Sai & Reversal of Juvenile Arthritis