“Arthritis Care and Research Center (ACRC) provides State of the Art specialized care for patients suffering with Arthritis and Musculoskeletal disorders. This is a Poway based Rheumatology Clinic located right across Pomerado Hospital in Poway.This center is dedicated to diagnosis and treatment of Rheumatic diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Lupus, Gout, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Osteoporosis, Vasculitis, Inflammatory Muscle Disease, and many other connective tissue diseases.”
Arthritis Care and Research Center
Dr. Reddy is the founding Physician of Arthritis Care and Research Center, Inc. Board-Certified in Rheumatology Dr. Reddy received her Fellowship from Scripps Clinic-Torrey Pines after graduating from Scripps Mercy Hospital as a Board-certified Internist. During her fellowship, she performed research using Color Doppler Ultrasonography on Temporal Arthritis patients to determine inflammatory changes while on therapy. Dr. Reddy continues to conduct research trials in her practice and perform specialized diagnostic laboratory testing for systemic inflammatory conditions like Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Being certified in Anti -Inflammatory diet management, she emphasizes diet and lifestyle changes to her patients.
Dr. Reddy is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and California Rheumatology Association. She was awarded the Best Physician Award for the City of Poway in the year 2012. She also served as a Medical Honoree for Arthritis Foundation in the year 2013 and continues to be an active participant and fundraiser. Dr. Reddy is a speaker for various pharmaceutical companies and routinely conducts physician and patient education talks.
Her outstanding training coupled with her warm and caring personality will ensure that Dr. Reddy’s patients will always receive the absolute best ‘state-of-the-art’ comprehensive compassionate care.
Dr. Smitha Reddy, MD
Our Research Center
Proven Results, Driven from Study
Our medical care is better today because of what clinical studies uncovered years ago. A physician-researcher credits clinical trial volunteers for helping to transform AIDS from being a certain death sentence into a treatable, chronic (long-term) disease.
Advancing medical care and disease prevention
We is committed not only to delivering compassionate care to our patients on a daily basis, but also to remaining at the forefront of new discoveries in our field through research and education. Our physicians are continually engaged in national research projects.