Welcome to Low Country Rheumatology

With Three Convenient Locations in Summerville, West Ashley and Mount Pleasant, SC

Our goal at Low Country Rheumatology is to provide our patients with timely, caring service of the highest quality. As Board Certified Rheumatologists with years of clinical experience, we are qualified to manage all connective tissue diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus, scleroderma, and vasculitis; all forms of arthritis including gout, pseudogout, and osteoarthritis; bone disorders such as osteoporosis; and musculoskeletal disorders. We take great pride in the relationships that we have established with our patients and the ability to give a personal approach to difficult problems.

Articularis Healthcare Group values professional membership, continuing education and teamwork. This video, produced by the Association of Rheumatology Professionals (ARP), a division of the American College of Rheumatology, captures the importance of membership as we take an interdisciplinary approach to the treatment of rheumatic disease.

Low Country Rheumatology is a private medical practice specializing in diagnosing and managing rheumatologic disorders. Our provider team consists of medical professionals with years of clinical and research experience that are dedicated to providing excellent care to our patients to aid in improving their health.

We also offer the convenience of having our own digital x-ray and research departments, infusion suite, and phlebotomy lab which allows out patients to receive their full spectrum of treatment right in our office. Our board of certified physicians strive to provide the highest quality of healthcare services to our patients and community.

Happy Retirement, Dr. Fink!

Retiring May 25, 2023 | 43 Years of Service

Dr. Fink was the founder of Low Country Rheumatology, which he established in 1987. He has served as Low Country Rheumatology’s Medical Director, as Principal Investigator for clinical research, and as an editor for a lupus newsletter.

Dr. Fink is an active member of the Charleston area medical community, including teaching residents at MUSC. He has been an inspirational leader and outstanding provider, practicing medicine since 1980. He enjoys spending time between his Charleston and Asheville homes, and likes to stay active by playing tennis, kayaking, and biking.

Dr. Fink has given so much of his life to medicine and serving the community and now it’s his turn to enjoy the things he loves. Congratulations on your retirement. You’ve earned this after so many years of excellent service and we wish you the very best. You will be missed!!

Gary E. Fink M.D.

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September 2019 marks the 4th Annual Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month (RDAM), a national awareness event sponsored by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and its public awareness campaign, Simple Tasks™. RDAM was created to raise awareness about the 100+ conditions under the umbrella of rheumatic disease. Rheumatic diseases are painful autoimmune and inflammatory diseases that cause the immune system to attack a person’s joints, muscles, bones, and/or organs. Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, Sjogren’s syndrome, gout, scleroderma, and psoriatic arthritis are some of the most commonly known. Chances are, if you don’t have a rheumatic disease, you know somebody who does. More than 54 million American adults – one in four – have been diagnosed with one. Learn more at SimpleTasks.org!

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