Rheumatology Division

Learn more about Premier Medical Group’s Rheumatology division in the Hudson Valley


Time to Be Wary of Ticks

The warmer months are a peak period for Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections. By the time you read this, the blacklegged tick that carries Lyme disease and other infections will already be active in the northeast. The risk of Lyme disease—diagnosed in over 450,000 new patients every year in the U.S.—demands attention, especially in...
Read More

Here’s What Parents Need to Know About Juvenile Arthritis

Isn’t it just growing pains?  Parents wear many hats, and at home, they tend to be “lead diagnosticians” for their families. Of course, not every symptom is as easy to identify as a cough or fever. July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month, a good time to refresh our thinking about arthritis, a condition popularly thought...
Read More

Ticks & Lyme Disease – A Guide for Preventing Lyme Disease

What Is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by the bite of an infected deer tick. Untreated, the disease can cause a number of health problems. Patients treated with antibiotics in the early stage of the infection usually recover rapidly and completely. What Are the Symptoms of Lyme Disease? The early symptoms...
Read More

Premier’s Newburgh and New Windsor Gastroenterology, Urology & Rheumatology Offices Have Moved!

Premier Medical Group is happy to announce that our Newburgh and New Windsor Gastroenterology, Urology & Rheumatology offices have moved… but not too far! Please visit us at our new location:  955 Little Britain Road, New Windsor, NY 12553 Premier’s new location offers our patients multiple specialties under one roof!  Gynecology, Phlebotomy and Ultrasound services...
Read More

Protecting Your Health is Our Highest Priority

We have been working with local and state health departments and following the latest CDC guidelines to ensure a healthy and safe environment for patients and staff. It is very important to not delay care like well checks and other preventive appointments. Please be assured that we have taken many steps to make sure you will...
Read More

Listen to Dr. Sheeja Francis on the WGNY Morning Show!

Premier Rheumatologist – Dr. Sheeja Francis was a guest on the WGNY Morning show today!   Dr. Francis discussed the benefits of Telemedicine in the current environment. Click below to listen! .
Read More
1 2