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Who is qualified to diagnose and treat osteoporosis?

Dr. Aruna V. Josyula, MD
Geriatric Medicine Specialist

Primary care providers, including doctors, physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners can diagnose and treat osteoporosis. Sometimes specialists, such as oncologists, orthopedic surgeons or rheumatologists may also provide treatment. Geriatricians also treat osteoporosis.

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