Dr. Meera Gangam is a rheumatologist practicing in Ames, IA. Dr. Gangam specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and systematic autoimmune conditions that can affect the bones, muscles or bones. Eventually, if not treated, these illnesses can also impact the skin, eyes, nervous system and internal organs. Dr. Gangam treats diseases similar to orthopedists but does not perform surgery. Often times, research is conducted to find potential alternatives for the patients illness.
Education and Training
Osmania Medical College 2006
- Back Pain
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome
- LSU HEALTH SCIENCES
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