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.

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

Message from the Division Chief