Premier Medical Group Rheumatology Division

The Rheumatology Division of Premier Medical Group is devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic disease, the most common of which is arthritis. Rheumatic disease can affect the joints, connective tissues and organs, and can cause inflammation, swelling and pain in the joints or muscles.

The physicians at Premier Medical Group – Rheumatology Division provide expert diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of rheumatic conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, polymyositis / dermatomyositis, scleroderma, Wegener’s Granulomatosus, giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica, vasculitis, and gout and pseudogout.

Physicians see patients in our Poughkeepsie, Fishkill, Washingtonville, and Newburgh offices.



       Farah M. Ashraf, D.O.                                              Sheeja Francis, M.D., FACR

Office(s): Poughkeepsie                                     Office(s): Fishkill, Newburgh & Washongtonville