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Visiting professor Vander Heiden

Division of Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology

Rheumatology, Dept. of Medicine
Weiskotten Hall
Rm. 8310
766 Irving Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210
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Phone: 315 464-4194
Fax: 315 464-4176

Give to Upstate Rheumatology

The Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology at Upstate Medical University provides state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and related diseases of the joints, muscles and skin. We provide diagnostic and therapeutic joint injections and infusion services. We also diagnose and treat systemic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.

These include:

  • 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
  • Lyme disease

The Division provides multidisciplinary management of patients in close collaboration with:

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.

The Center for Autoimmune and Inflammation Disorder (LACE Center) was established in July 2017. The center will focus on the metabolic control of autoimmunity, inflammation and immune health

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.