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Leading the Way in Rheumatological Care
in Panama City, FL

Helping You Overcome Joint & Muscle Challenges to Enjoy Life Fully

At Bay Arthritis Institute, our commitment extends beyond standard care. We offer specialized rheumatological care, an area of medicine focused on treating diseases of the joints, muscles, and bones, ensuring you experience genuine relief. Led by Dr. Agha’s dedication and expertise, we prioritize treatments tailored to each patient, empowering you to reclaim your life. It’s not just about addressing symptoms; it’s about providing holistic solutions that restore your health and well-being.

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What Sets Us Apart in Rheumatological Care

Discover the Bay Arthritis Institute Difference, Where Patient Care is Paramount

  • Patient-Centered Approach: Every treatment plan is custom-tailored. We listen, understand, and design a course of action suited to your unique needs.
  • Commitment to Latest Treatments: Dr. Agha is deeply invested in staying updated with the latest in rheumatological care, ensuring you always get the best available treatment options.
  • Early & Aggressive Treatment: We believe in addressing conditions proactively, maximizing chances for quicker recovery and long-term health.
  • Comprehensive & Compassionate Care: At Bay Arthritis Institute, your concerns are our concerns. We believe you when you speak of your pain and work relentlessly to bring relief.
A doctor in a white coat. Amir Agha - Board Certified Rheumatologist

About Dr. Agha

In Panama City, FL, Dr. Agha stands out as a leader in rheumatology. His steadfast dedication to the field is evident through his relentless pursuit of the latest research and innovations in patient care. Backed by solid credentials and a deep commitment, he ensures you receive the very best rheumatological care in Northwest Florida.

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Patient Resources

Our philosophy of helping our patients to help themselves is a key part of how we work with you to improve your health. That’s why we make our patient forms and resource links for the Bay Arthritis Institute available online to enable you to prepare for your appointment with us.

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Contact Us

At Bay Arthritis Institute, our greatest joy is in serving our patients. Conveniently located in Panama City, FL, we’re here to provide relief for ailments such as Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Gout. Ready to schedule an appointment? Just fill out our simple online form.

Comprehensive Care For Numerous
Rheumatological Conditions

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Osteoarthritis arises when cartilage, the bone’s protective cushion, wears out, causing joint pain and mobility challenges. This condition often impacts the knees, hips, neck, and fingers.


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When your immune system mistakenly attacks your joints, it is called Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). RA causes joint pain and swelling that isn’t related to aging.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

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These disorders affect the tissues that support organs and other parts of your body. Symptoms can range from joint pain to skin issue and include some autoimmune diseases.

Connective Tissue Disease

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Linked to psoriasis, a skin condition associated with painful rashes, this type of arthritis can lead to both joint pain similar to rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

Psoriatic Arthritis

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Gout is a type of arthritis caused by uric acid buildup in the blood. It triggers sudden and severe joint pain, commonly in the big toe but also in other joints.


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Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, often paired with fatigue and mood disturbances.


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Osteoporosis is a condition where bones become brittle and fragile due to mineral loss, which increases the risk of fractures.


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An inflammatory disorder causing muscle pain and stiffness, Polymyalgia Rheumatica primarily affects the neck, shoulders, and hips.

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

What You Should Know About Rheumatology

What is Rheumatology?

Rheumatology addresses disorders in our joints, muscles, and bones. These conditions often involve inflammation and can disrupt daily activities.

Why See a Rheumatologist?

Beyond just joint pain, rheumatologists treat a myriad of conditions, some of which can be rare and complex. If persistent muscle and joint discomfort is hampering your life, it’s time to consult a specialist.

Why Choose Bay Arthritis Institute?

Here, care goes beyond diagnosis. We focus on early, effective treatments to ensure you regain control of your life. Our team is dedicated to providing you with comprehensive care tailored to your needs.

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