Dr. Luzia Fernandes Sampaio

Rheumatologist

MD, Portuguese Board Certified Rheumatologist, Ireland Medical Council Specialist Register Rheumatology.

Dr. Luzia has ten years experience in Rheumatology. Her clinical experience and interests include diagnosing and treating all rheumatic conditions, such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spondyloarthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Psoriatic arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, vitamin D deficiency, Gout, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Scleroderma, Vasculitis, Fibromyalgia and paediatric rheumatic diseases. She is also well experienced in performing arthrocentesis, intra and periarticular infiltrations, viscosupplementation, and treating with biologic therapies.

Before joining Dubai Bone & Joint Center she worked at University Hospitals in Portugal, where she was in charge of infusion treatments for inflammatory rheumatic diseases and osteoporosis, and also in charge of Paediatric Rheumatology.
Dr. Luzia was also docent of Rheumatology at the Faculty of Medicine of Porto University and Nurse School of Minho University in Portugal. She has published many articles in leading peer review journals, and presentations in international congresses.

Dr. Luzia holds a number of certifications including European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Certificate in Rheumatic Diseases, EULAR Certificate in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, EULAR Certificate in Capillaroscopy in Rheumatic Diseases.

Through her vast experience in Rheumatology, Dr. Luzia Sampaio is able to offer evidence based and quality care to her patients.

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Credentials:

  • Medical Degree, University of Porto, Portugal (EU)
  • Portuguese Board Certified Rheumatologist
  • Ireland Medical Council Specialist Register in Rheumatology

Associations:

  • Portuguese Society of Rheumatology – EULAR Member
  • Portuguese Medical Association
  • Emerging EULAR Network, EMEUNET
  • Emirates Society of Rheumatology
  • Emirates Osteoporosis Society