Division of Rheumatology
The Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology is active in clinical care, medical education, and research. This specialty is known for treating many rheumatic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus, gout, osteoarthritis, inflammatory muscle disease (myositis), inflamed arteries (vasculitis), scleroderma, among others. We are in close connection with the American College of Rheumatology, and are committed to the success of our students, and the betterment of our patients.
A Division in the Department of Medicine
The Division of Rheumatology is one of twelve divisions housed in the Department of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio’s Long School of Medicine. Our sister divisions include:
- Janey and Dolph Briscoe Division of Cardiology
- Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery
- Division of Diabetes
- Division of Endocrinology
- Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
- Division of General Internal Medicine
- Division of Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Care
- Division of Hospital Medicine
- Division of Hematology/Oncology
- Division of Infectious Diseases
- Division of Nephrology
- Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine
Building on a five-decade history of excellence, the Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology performs outstanding work in the rheumatic diseases in the form of care to patients, the discovery of novel treatments and the training of future doctors.
-Agustin Escalante, M.D.
Professor and Chief, Division of Rheumatology