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Edyta Biernat-Kałuża MD, PhD

Consultant rheumatologist, internal medicine doctor

Head  of Outpatient Rheumatological Clinic and Head of the first in Poland Nutritional and Lifestyle Medicine Center- ORLIK/WARSAW-Poland.

Range of competence with special interest

  • Diagnostics and treatment of diseases with skeleto-muscular manifestation especially with various arthritides and tendonitis/enthesitis (rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, reactive arthritis, arthritides in the course of gastrosenterological problems, like Crohn disease and colitis ulcerosa; boreliosis.

    • Biological treatment of RA, AS, PsA…(private patients without national and private   insurances)
  • Especially stress for seeking systemic reasons of orthopaedic pathologies, like crystal induced arthitides (gout, CPPD-calcium pyrophosphate disease for example in the course of thyroid/parathyroid pathologies), spondyloartropathies (ie. reactive arhtitides),
  • Diagnostics and treatment of complicated postoperative course after arthroscopic procedures in orthopedics and sport traumatology.
  • Looking for reasons of advanced osteoarthritis OA (metabolic diseases, DISH)
  • Participation in complex OA management (pharmacology, rehabilitation, change of nutritional habits, BMI reduction).
  • Diagnostics and treatment of connective tissues disease (SLE, Sjoegren syndrome ..)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of osteoporosis, osteopenia (in pre- and postmenopausal women, in men; steroid induced osteoporosis, osteoporosis in the course of cancer diseases)
  • Nutritional and lifestyle medicine – lectures, media interviews, practice-consultations of patients with many medical problems with especially autoimmunological background. One of few Polish doctors prescribing LDN in patients with different medical problems.

Results of interdisciplinary cooperation with orthopedics/radiologists/neurosurgeons/psychologists are many publications, lectures, posters, presentations in Polish and foreign literature and during congresses and symposia. Totally author and co-author more than 100 publications/presentations.

Co-author of chapters books in: Cardionephrology-2006 and 2007.

Medical editor of lifestyle and nutritional medicine books in Poland ( John Mc Dougall/Dean Ornish/Alessio Fasano).

Main orginator of the first in Poland  Conference of Preventive and Personalized Medicine, April 2016.

Member of: Polish Society of Rheumatology; Polish Society of Sports Medicine,                          Polish Society of Sports Traumatology; ACR-American College of Rheumatology –one of 3 Polish members  

The only participant from Europe at  Conference on Preventive and Integrative Medicine organised by Cleveland Clinic.

The only Polish Member in G_CAN (Gout and Crystal Arthritides Network) –a group of 140 leading specialists in crystal topics.