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Detail about our service
Bone and Joint Center

About Our Rheumatology Department

GRMC’s Rheumatology offers the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Inflammatory Myositis
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Gout
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget’s Disease of Bone
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Vasculitis

GRMC’s rheumatology team specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory conditions that affect the joints, muscles, and connective tissues. Our services include thorough diagnostic evaluations, tailored treatment plans, and ongoing support to improve joint function, alleviate pain, and enhance the overall quality of life for our patients.

GRMC proudly welcomes Dr. Jirapat Teerakanok—Guam’s only rheumatologist. Dr. Teerakanok is double board-certified in the U.S. and Thailand. He is also a certified in clinical densitometry, which allows the assessment of patients’ bones.

Our Doctors

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