Rheumatology Institute of San Antonio

Improving lives one joint at a time...

Welcome to the Rheumatology
of San Antonio

At the RISA we realize that each patient’s Medical and Rheumatologic conditions are different and that their lives are affected differently by their health, family, social and economic status. We tailor our care to meet those individual needs.

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Hear from our patients


I admire the solidarity and expertise of all the staff at the Arthritis and Osteoporosis Center. They are amazing at what they do because they focus on each patients individual needs and strive to help. I highly recommended AOCST.

Janneaha Woods

As a patient of Dr. Fernando Silva MD , I am extremely impressed with his caring bold approach. His attitude towards patients in need of his expertise of Osteoporosis and Arthritis is certainly commendable !

Thomas Tomko

Dr. Fernando Silva is tops in Rheumatology. Is warm and friendly. Always striving to improve my condition. Seen over a dozen Rheumatologist’s over the last 12 years and Dr. Silva is on the top of my list of doctor’s to see. He is always on time. His staff are very friendly & personable. Happy to recommend Dr. Fernando Silva.

Steven Rodgers

Dear All, 

We are excited to announce MANY changes coming to our practice!

Welcome to………

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Arthritis & Osteoporosis Center of South Texas (AOCST)

*Effective 04/04/2023, we will be relocating our office to the following address:

14615 San Pedro Ave, Suite 210

San Antonio, TX 78232

(Same building, just jump on the elevator or take the stairs to the 2nd floor 😊)

Improving the quality of patient care is a top priority at Rheumatology Institute of San Antonio. 

We value all our patients, vendors, and providers, and thank you all for your continued support. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at 210-404-0020.

We look forward to seeing everyone at our new location!


Dr. Fernando Silva & The Staff at Rheumatology Institute of San Antonio