About the Service:
The Rheumatology Service is directed by Dr. Anna Kuperman, an expert in various rheumatological conditions, especially: rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, spondyloarthropathy.
Dr. Kuperman has graduated from Ekaterinsburg (Russia) Medical School, with fellowship in Internal Medicine (1995) at Rabin Medical Center – HaSharon Hospital, and fellowship in Rheumatology (2002) at Ichilov Hospital. Dr Kuperman has been working in HaSharon Hospital for over 25 years.
The Rheumatology Service consists of out-patient clinic and special day hospitalization in order to treat patients with modern biological injectable treatments, which require a daily stay and close observation.
Biological treatments include: Infliximab (RemiCade), Tocilizumab (Actemra), Rituximab (Mabthera), Abatacept (Orencia), Belimumab (Benlysta).
Other treatments include: Illoprost, IVIG, variety of intraarticular injections.
Dr Kuperman participates in various clinical research studies and industry sponsored clinical studies, attends global Rheumatology conferences and leads practical studies with medical students.