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Services > Physician Practices > Rheumatology
Licking Memorial Rheumatology
Moundbuilders Doctors' Park, Building 2
1272 West Main Street, Suite 201
Newark OH 43055
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (M-F)
Phone: (220) 564-7975
Fax: (220) 564-7976
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Rheumatology is a specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with musculoskeletal conditions and rheumatologic autoimmune disease.  Illnesses treated include rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis (with joint injections), lupus, Sjogren’s disease, ankylosing, spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, arthritis related to Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, different types of vasculitis, giant cell arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, inflammatory muscle conditions, osteoporosis and Paget’s disease.  Our rheumatologist can provide a wide range of services, both hospital-based and within the office.
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Lydia E. Cortes-Betancourt, M.D., earned her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  She completed an internal medicine residency at the Veterans Affairs Caribbean Healthcare System in San Juan and a rheumatology fellowship at The Ohio State University.  She is board certified in internal medicine.