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[roo-muh-tol-uh-jist] /ˌru məˈtɒl ə dʒɪst/
a specialist in rheumatology, especially a physician who specializes in the treatment of rheumatic diseases, as arthritis, lupus erythematosus, and scleroderma.

rheumatologist rheu·ma·tol·o·gist (rū-mā- tol’ō-jist)
a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic conditions


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