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About Arthritis Care


Since 1984, the physicians and staff of Arthritis Care PC have been providing quality medical care to patients from upstate New York and western New England. Located in the Capital Region of New York State, Arthritis Care PC specializes in Adult and Pediatric Rheumatology. Our mission has always been to respond to patients’ needs with timely and personalized care. We offer years of experience, state of the art diagnostic testing and the latest treatment options to optimally treat and manage all forms of rheumatic diseases.

Our Board-Certified Rheumatologists and Providers

Dr. Christopher Huyck

Dr. Huyck’s practice interests encompass the entire spectrum of clinical rheumatic disease. He has particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, crystal induced arthritis such as Gout and Pseudogout, collagen vascular diseases, Scleroderma, Raynaud’s Disease, inflammatory muscle disease, Vasculitis, Lyme disease, Oteoporosis and the rheumatic expression of internal medical diseases. 

Dr. Richard Bryan

Dr. Bryan earned his medical degree, with distinction in research, from the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. He completed his internship and Internal Medicine residency at Yale New Haven.  He remained at Yale New Haven Hospital for his Rheumatology fellowship training and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

Elizabeth Gentile, N.P

Elizabeth graduated cum laude with a BS in Biology from SUNY Albany and cum laude with a BS in nursing from Russell Sage College. She completed her Family Nurse Practitioner program at Russell Sage College. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau international honor society of nursing and is a member of the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP), a division of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). 

Barbara Nguyen, P.A

Barbara Nguyen, PA-C, graduated cum laude with a Bachelors of Science in Biology and Biochemistry from Russell Sage College. She is a member of the  Honor Society as well as a Kellas Scholar. She received her Masters Degree at Albany Medical College and is a board certified Physician Assistant.

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