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Reumatologia (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Generic category in Annex V: Rheumatology (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    DM 01/08/2005

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    "Lo specialista in Reumatologia possiede conoscenze teoriche, scientifiche e professionali nel campo della fisiopatologia e clinica delle malattie reumatiche; il settore ha competenza nella semeiotica funzionale e strumentale, nella metodologia clinica e nella terapia della patologia reumatologica. Sono specifici ambiti di competenza la fisiopatologia e clinica delle malattie reumatiche, sia di quelle che colpiscono l'apparato muscoloscheletrico sia di quelle che interessano i tessuti connettivi diffusi in tutto l'organismo, nonché la semeiotica e clinica delle malattie reumatiche di natura degenerativa, flogistica, dismetabolica, infettiva, postinfettiva, autoimmune, tanto ad estrinsecazione localizzata quanto sistemica"


    Specialist in Rheumatology possesses theoretical scientific and professional, knowledge in the field of pathophysiology and clinical aspects of rheumatic diseases; specialist of the sector has expertise in functional and instrumental symptomatology in clinical methodology and treatment of rheumatologic diseases. Their specific areas of expertise are pathophysiology and clinical aspects of rheumatic diseases, both those that affect the musculoskeletal system and those that affect connective tissues throughout the body, as well as symptomatology and clinical aspects of rheumatic diseases of degenerative, inflammatory , dysmetabolic, infectious, postinfectious and autoimmune nature, both those with localized manifestation and systemic ones.

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