///Pediatric Rheumatology

Alfonso Bello, MD

2017-12-07T13:57:25+00:00 October 17th, 2017|

Dr. Alfonso Bello is a board-certified rheumatologist with an additional board certification in pain medicine. He provides care for arthritis, osteoporosis and inflammatory diseases. Dr. Bello provides advanced treatments, including the latest forms of chemotherapy, immunotherapy and biologic therapies. He puts particular emphasis on strategies to control patients’ pain, whatever the cause may be. He takes a holistic approach that combines medication with physical therapy, nutritional therapy and other treatments. His goal is to put patients’ illnesses into remission and to restore their quality of life. Dr. Bello is the director of rheumatologic research at IBJI. He and his fellow IBJI rheumatologists are conducting multiple clinical trials of new medications, providing patients with the opportunity to take part in these [...]

Pediatric Rheumatology

2017-11-21T19:11:16+00:00 August 25th, 2017|

Pediatric Rheumatology Care in Il Pediatric rheumatology is a branch of medicine dedicated to the study and treatment of diseases that affect the joints, muscles and connective tissue in children. These are autoimmune and inflammatory ailments that can be quite painful and even debilitating for young patients. At IBJI, highly-trained physicians specializing in the treatment of pediatric rheumatic diseases will work with you and your child to achieve proper diagnosis, remission and pain management. For questions, appointment or consultation contact the IBJI location nearest you. Pediatric Rheumatic Syndromes and Diseases Rheumatic diseases and syndromes affecting the joints, muscles and connective tissue can quite painful for children. Depending on the condition, symptoms can include chronic pain, swelling [...]

Lori Siegel, MD

2017-12-07T12:12:25+00:00 October 18th, 2017|

Dr. Lori Siegel is a board-certified rheumatologist who provides treatment for all autoimmune conditions, including ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and scleroderma. She provides advanced treatments, including ultrasound-guided injections, and also is able to refer patients to clinical trials of promising new medications being conducted by her IBJI rheumatology colleagues. Fascinated by science and the workings of the human body, Dr. Siegel wanted to be a physician from the time she was six years old. She chose to specialize in rheumatology because it is a field of medicine in which doctors and patients work together as a team. Approachable and easy to confide in, Dr. Siegel stresses building a partnership with her patients, many of whom have conditions that are [...]