Hundreds of new apps and web-based services spring up seemingly overnight to make the world as connected and convenience-driven as possible. From dry cleaning to banking, modern technology has made it possible to conduct the majority of one’s daily business today from the comfort of the living room couch. While this disruption of traditional human to human interaction may pose a new set of challenges in interpersonal communications, in the medical field, the broad reach of new technology is opening new doors for diagnostic care and patient outreach.
Thanks to technological advancements in the past decade, Dr. Susan A. Baker is proud to offer Skype consultations with her Los Angeles patients. Now, from the comfort of their own home, patients can enjoy an informative, helpful, and comprehensive medical consultation with Dr. Baker. To learn more about this service, please contact our office at (310) 274-7770 today.
Skype Consultation with a Beverly Hills Rheumatologist
In her practice, Dr. Baker, rheumatologist in Beverly Hills, is taking advantage of new technology to bring access to her award winning expertise to patients everywhere. Broader access to healthcare through technology has the capacity to help patients across the medical spectrum. But with conditions such as the arthritis and musculoskeletal disorders that Dr. Baker specializes in, where patients often experience a great deal of pain, access to top-notch diagnostic care from the comfort of your home becomes as much about necessity as convenience.
With an increasingly aging population (rheumatoid arthritis is most common in older adults) and an estimated one in three Americans suffering from some form of arthritis, getting an accurate diagnosis and personalized treatment plan is important. Dr. Baker’s modern approach and commitment to personal and individualized care for each patient has earned her practice acclaim and several awards, including “Patient’s Choice” and “Most Compassionate Doctor” awards.
Through services like Skype consultations, Dr. Baker can help patients online. Dr. Baker is bridging the old divide between classic diagnostic practice and modern technology by using the internet to offer virtual house calls to prospective patients. Whether a patient is located in Buenos Aires or Wichita, they can now benefit from the expertise of a world renowned rheumatologist in Beverly Hills without booking a plane ticket or leaving the comfort of their home!
What to Expect During Your Skype Consultation
Here are a few of the conditions that Dr. Baker can help diagnose, all from the comfort of your own couch:
- Lower back pain
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Reactive Arthritis
- Inflammatory Bowel Arthritis (Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis Arthritis)
As with any medical condition, receiving an adequate diagnosis is only the first step on the path to treatment and healing. Part of Dr. Baker’s well-rounded and comprehensive approach to working with patients is to offer the essential services that will take her patients through to the next phase of recovery. Through an online consultation, patient can have the ability to get insight into their condition that may not be possible with doctors in their area.
While the symptoms of autoimmune diseases can be perfectly normal and common to anyone at some point or other due to the normal wear and tear of daily life, experts advise people to seek medical attention if swelling and pain at the joints persists.
To create a Skype account, visit skype.com.
Contact Dr. Baker, a Los Angeles Rheumatologist, Today!
Not sure if you are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis? Or have you already been diagnosed but prefer to get a second opinion? Take advantage of Dr. Baker’s expertise from wherever you live. Contact Dr. Baker by calling (310) 274-7770 or by filling out an online contact form. Relief could be as simple as a few clicks away!
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