Welcome to Rheumatology
Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Rheumatology,
The Division of Rheumatology at Upstate Medical University provides state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and related diseases of the joints, muscles and skin, as well as systemic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases; such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease-associated arthritis, Sjogren’s syndrome, vasculitis, urticaria, gout, systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, polymyositis, dermatomyoisitis, Behcet’s syndrome, infectious arthritis, and Lyme disease. The Division provides multidisciplinary management of patients in close collaboration with Orthopedic Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Nephrology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Hematology-Oncology, Gastroenterology, Psychiatry, Anethesiology and Pain Medicine, Dermatology, Neurology, Bone Radiology, and Endocrinology. We provide diagnostic and therapeutic joint injections and infusion services. Our Faculty is actively involved in teaching and research in the subspecialty of rheumatology and immunology. The Division is internationally known for basic and clinical research of lupus and systemic autoimmune diseases.
In addition to out-patient services at University Health Care Center (UHCC), Hill Medical Center and the VA Medical Center, our faculty also provides in-patient consultation services at University Hospital, Crouse Hospital and the VA Hospital of Syracuse.