Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology

The Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Division offers the most advanced diagnosis and treatment of patients with arthritis and other rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. The division works closely with physical and occupational therapists and orthopaedic surgeons to offer comprehensive patient management at the University of Maryland Center for Musculoskeletal Health at the James L. Kernan Hospital.

Patient Conditions

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Systemic vasculitis
  • Polymyositis and dermatomyositis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sjögren's syndrome
  • Gout and pseudogout

For more information, call the University Physicians Consultation and Referral Service at 1-800-492-5538 (patients) or 1-800-373-4111 (physicians). If you prefer, you may call directly at 410-706-8456.

Comprehensive Evaluations

  • Multidisciplinary evaluation

Specialized Evaluations

  • Medical management
  • Referral as appropriate to orthopaedic surgery, complementary and alternative medicine, physiatry and pain management