Royal Bahrain Hospital’s Department of Rheumatology is a specialized vertical that deals with Autoimmune Rheumatic diseases. The rheumatic disease most commonly presents with joint-related symptoms including pain, swelling and stiffness. But they can also affect other organ systems including – skin, lungs, heart, nervous system, etc. Early diagnosis and treatment is the key in the management of most rheumatic diseases. Our team of doctors at Royal Bahrain Hospital is well qualified and experienced in handling such conditions.

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Dr. Manar Majed Altawash


Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

Royal Bahrain Hospital

RBH Medical Center

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There are many types of rheumatologic diseases, including musculoskeletal pain disorders, back and neck pain, osteoarthritis, autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, spondyloarthro- pathies, polymyalgia rheumatic, lupus, Lyme arthritis etc.

Rheumatologists at Royal Bahrain Hospital are highly skilled and have great expertise in diagnosing and treating arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions and autoimmune diseases, including clinical problems involving joints, soft tissues,autoimmune diseases, vasculitis, and inherited connective tissue disorders.

Arthritisis one of the major diseases that cause motor impairment. It should not be ignored as it could lead to osteoporosis.

The complex and variable nature of many rheumatic diseases often requires ongoing assessment and evaluation.

The Rheumatology Department at Royal Bahrain Hospital is headed by Dr Sahar Saad, a Rheumatology Consultant who specializes in treating various types of rheumatological conditions such as rheumatoidarthritis, autoimmune rheumatic diseases, and osteoporosis. Dr Sahar has extensive experience in early detection and screening of rheumatoid arthritis, diagnosis,and treatment of different types of arthritis, osteoporosis, systemic autoimmune and connective tissue diseases, and musculoskeletal disorders. In addition, Dr Sahar also treats general conditions such as lower back pain,neck pain, knee and hip pain or arthritis, and is among the best doctors for diagnosing and treating such diseases.

Dr. Sahar’s professional qualification includes Master and Doctorate Degrees in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Medicine from Assiut Medical School of Egypt and Sheffield Center for Rheumatic Diseases at Sheffield University, United Kingdom.



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