Rheumatology: Muscle, Bone and Joint Health

While arthritis is one of the most known conditions, District Medical Group (DMG) rheumatology specialists treat a plethora of diseases impacting the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons.  Supporting patients of all ages, DMG rheumatologists treat:

  • Arthritis

  • Bursitis

  • Chronic autoimmune diseases, including lupus

  • Gout

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

  • Osteoarthritis (joint disease usually affecting middle-aged to elderly people)

  • Scleroderma (connective tissue disease)

  • Tendinitis

  • Vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels)

DMG rheumatologists partner with the patient and other medical specialists, such as pain management, to develop a customized treatment plan to meet the needs of the patient.

Our DMG pediatric rheumatologists provide care to patients at DMG Children’s Rehabilitative Services (DMG CRS), Arizona’s largest multi-specialty interdisciplinary clinic (MSIC), enabling the patient access all needed pediatric medical specialists in one location. DMG rheumatologists also provide inpatient services at Valleywise Health Medical Center.​


Meet Our Rheumatology Providers

Sheetal Chaya, DO, FACR
Sheetal Chaya, DO, FACR
Medical Specialty: Rheumatology
Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Certification: Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Savitha Kalya, MD
Savitha Kalya, MD
Medical Specialty: Rheumatology
Medical School: JSS Medical College, Mysore, India
Certification: Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine