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Practice Name
WakeMed Physician Practices – Rheumatology
Primary Address
Rheumatology - North Raleigh
10010 Falls of Neuse Rd., Suite 106
WakeMed North Physicians Office Pavilion
Raleigh, NC 27614
Phone:919-235-6454
Fax:919-350-9878
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Certification
Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified, Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists
Board Certified, American Board of Subspecialties Rheumatology
Medical School
Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA
Residency
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC (Internal Medicine)
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (Internal Medicine)
Fellowship
Scripps Clinic Rheumatology Fellowship Program, La Jolla, CA (Rheumatology)
Physician Bio

Dr. Kavitta Allem is a fellowship-trained rheumatologist with clinical interests in a wide range of diseases including lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis and advanced osteoporosis.  In addition, she specializes in managing crystal related arthritis including gout and pseudogout, and treats vasculitides including giant cell arteritis and ANCA associated vasculitis.  

Dr. Allem focuses on a whole body approach to patient care emphasizing total well-being for her patients.  Her treatment standards include lifestyle modifications, various joint injections including viscosupplementation and a wide range of advanced autoimmune medications including infusions. In addition, she is trained in advanced ultrasound imaging for diagnosing and managing joint diseases using a minimally invasive approach.  She has authored numerous publications including reviews on scleroderma and medication management in various autoimmune diseases.

Dr. Allem and her husband have two young children, and enjoy exploring local restaurants, parks and beaches.

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