Rheumatology is a subspecialty of internal medicine. Doctors who specialize in rheumatology are referred to as rheumatologists. They diagnose and focus on non-surgical treatment of arthritis and related rheumatic diseases such as 


  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Gout
  • Osteoporosis
  • Systemic lupus


Greenville Health System's (GHS) rheumatology practices evaluate, diagnose and treat all forms of arthritis, vasculitis and related connective tissue diseases.

Rheumatology Specialists 

255 Enterprise Blvd., Suite 100
Greenville, SC  29615

These rheumatologists provide new treatment options that offer excellent results in controlling rheumatologic diseases and have on-site phlebotomy for laboratory testing and infusion of biologic agents as well as new agents for osteoporosis.

Ana G. Funariu, MD
Gulzar A. Merchant, MD

Rheumatology Consultants of IMA

1025 Verdae  Blvd
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 240-5054

Rheumatology Associates is committed to providing state-of-the-art rheumatology care to patients who suffer from a diverse group of complicated autoimmune diseases. We provide patients with diagnostic and treatment options for a variety of common and many very unusual diseases. Rheumatology Associates offers consultation services for the evaluation and treatment of a variety of musculoskeletal disorders, connective tissue diseases, and rheumatic diseases.

Suhail Kumar, MD
Allison S. Lipsey, MD