Dr Ajesh Maharaj
Westville - Durban

FCP(SA) Cert in Rheumatology(SA)
Ph.D. (University of Amsterdam)

Dr Ajesh Maharaj — Rheumatologist

Dr Ajesh Maharaj

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Hi, My name is Dr Ajesh Maharaj and I'm a Rheumatologist Practicing at Westville Hospital in Durban, South Africa. I treat all kinds of Arthritis such as, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Connective Tissue Disease and Gout


The old adage that simply eating and drinking too much caused gout has now been proven wrong, though it is true that if you over-indulge in alcohol – especially beer and wine – More


To understand how rheumatoid arthritis develops you need to understand how a normal joint works. Most of our joints are designed to allow the bones to move in certain directions – More

Juvenile Idiopathic

Parents are frequently surprised to know that children can get arthritis. They are also often told that there is very little which can be done, but this is un-true. – More

Systemic Lupus

Lupus is a form of arthritis that mainly affects women during their child-bearing years. It is one of the auto-immune rheumatic diseases – More


Psoriatic arthritis causes inflammation in and around the joints, usually in people who already have the skin condition psoriasis. – More


Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a rheumatic disease that affects the spine and may lead to some degree of stiffness of the back. – More