Dr. Robert W Ike MD
Rheumatologist | Rheumatology1500 East Medical Center Dr 3rd Floor Taubman Ct Ann Arbor MI, 48109
Dr. Robert Ike is a rheumatologist practicing in Ann Arbor, MI. Dr. Ike 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. Ike 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
Univ of Chicago, Pritzker Sch of Med, Chicago Il 1979
University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine 1979
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Rheumatology
- Agranulocytosis in Sjögren's syndrome: two case reports and analysis of 11 additional reported cases.
- The liver is a common non-exocrine target in primary Sjögren's syndrome: a retrospective review.
- Degos' disease mimicking vasculitis.
- Arthroscopic lavage of osteoarthritic knees.
- Norflox or Norflex?
- Tidal irrigation versus conservative medical management in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: a prospective randomized study. Tidal Irrigation Cooperating Group.
- Arthroscopic lavage of the knee with or without corticosteroids versus joint aspiration--which is best?
- Risk factors for disability among U.S. adults with arthritis.
- Chemical ablation as an alternative to surgery for treatment of persistent prepatellar bursitis.
- Pseudoseptic arthritis due to acute lipoarthrosis in a systemic lupus erythematosus patient with osteonecrosis.
- Ultrasound of the knee during voluntary quadriceps contraction: a technique for detecting otherwise occult effusions.
- Septic arthritis due to group C streptococcus: report and review of the literature.
- Comparing information-gathering strategies of medical students and physicians in diagnosing simulated medical cases.
- Osteoarthritis: definitions and criteria.
- Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia and Sjögren's syndrome.
- Univ Of Mi Hosps & Hlth Ctrs, Rheumatology; Barnes-Jewish Hosp-S Campus, Internal Medicine
- University of Michigan Program
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