Meet Dr. Peter Lloyd
Peter Lloyd MD is a Board-certified rheumatologist, and founder of Seaside Rheumatology in Encinitas CA. He is well known in the community for his exceptional skill, compassionate patient care, and integrative approach to medicine.
Known as a leader in the field of rheumatology, Dr. Lloyd is frequently asked to share his knowledge with other physicians. He has conducted dozens of presentations and other teaching activities. He has authored textbook chapters and published several research studies in professional journals.
Meet the Doctor
Meet Dr. Peter Lloyd, a highly experienced and compassionate rheumatologist dedicated to improving the lives of his patients. Dr. Lloyd earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado Boulder and went on to earn his doctor of medicine degree at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Chicago North Shore that he then elected to pursue his interest in rheumatology by attending the rheumatology fellowship at UCLA. Dr. Lloyd has continued his educational process with additional training in diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound. Dr. Lloyd specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of various conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, musculoskeletal issues, and a myriad of autoimmune diseases. Rheumatoid arthritis. This inflammatory condition causes pain and inflammation of the synovium, a connective membrane in the joints. Osteoarthritis. This painful joint condition is a degenerative joint disease, which commonly affects joints in the hands, hips, spine, and knees, especially in older adults, psoriatic arthritis. This inflammatory condition can be associated with psoriasis, causing pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints and surrounding tendons and ligaments. Gout, this painful condition is caused by deposits of monosodium urate crystals in various tissues in the body. As a result of elevated uric acid concentration in the blood,
Dr. Lloyd is committed to enhancing his patient’s overall quality of life with advanced rheumatological care for these and many other conditions. To begin your journey to better health, schedule an appointment with Dr. Lloyd at Seaside Rheumatology by calling (760) 452-2080.