Rheumatology and Clinical Immunogenetics

The Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunogenetics focuses its educational, research and patient care efforts on the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases. The diseases include the many forms of arthritis; the connective tissue diseases (Scleroderma, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis); localized pain syndromes-tendinitis, bursitis and metabolic bone disorders such as osteoporosis. All patients are evaluated by one of the faculty Rheumatologists. Treatment modalities include anti-rheumatic medications, soft tissue and joint injections, and physical therapy.