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What is Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?
Ara Dikranian, MD
San Diego Arthritis Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Date Added: 04/20/13

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease. It's characterized by inflammation in the body focusing on the joints. Autoimmune disease, means that the immune system, for whatever reason, is turned on itself, rather than its normal function of fighting off infections, and causing inflammation, agai...
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Ara Dikranian, MD, is a Rheumatologist at the San Diego Arthritis Medical Clinic, a single-specialty private practice in San Diego, California. Dr. Dikranian was board certified in rheumatology in 2000. He completed his medical school at the University of Southern California and Rheumatology training at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Dikranian has practiced rheumatology in the US and abroad since 2000 and is involved in clinical trials dealing with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, gout, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis and chronic pain.
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