What is Rheumatology?

Rheumatology is the study, diagnosis, and treatment of arthritis, joint inflammation and other painful conditions. Over one hundred different diseases may produce pain or arthritis. The field of rheumatology includes disorders of connective tissue disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or scleroderma. Certain disorders of the muscle or bone are also included such as osteoporosis, fibromyalgia and polymyositis.

Orthopaedic Surgery:
This area of medicine focuses on SURGICAL treatment of the musculoskeletal system, but also addresses non-surgical care of musculoskeletal injuries.


  • Mohammed Abubaker, MD
  • Daniel J. Applrouth, MD
  • Gary R. Botstein, MD
  • Lamar W Cousins, MD
  • Alan B. Fishman, MD
  • Gloria Singleton-Gaston, MD
  • Eric Ghorayeb, MD
  • Donna L. Gibbas, MD
  • John A. Goldman, MD
  • Emilio Gonzalez, MD
  • Alan J. Gottlieb, MD
  • Sanford S. Hartman, MD
  • Kathleen L. Johnson, MD
  • Bob G. Lanier, MD
  • Jefrey D. Lieberman, MD
  • Frederic McDuffie, MD
  • Abubaker Mohammed, MD
  • Gary E. Myerson, MD 404 255 5956
  • Rattandeep Singh, MD
  • Paul Sutej, MD 404 255 5956
  • Jonathan Waltuck, MD
  • Kimberly Wilson, MD
  • Hayes W. Wilson, MD
  • William Wilson, MD


  • Arthritis Center Piedmont Hospital
  • Arthritiscare Center At Dekalb Medical Center
  • Laureate Medical Group
  • Marietta Rheumatology Associates PC

Less than a year after having my rotator cuff repaired by Dr. Hyman my shoulder is better than the one that wasn't injured. The recovery time was so fast my wife thinks I have some kind of super healing power.
- HJ