Evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for those with a variety of rheumatic diseases

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Penn Rheumatology: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Ranked among the nation's best in the treatment of rheumatology conditions.

Penn rheumatologists provide diagnosis, treatment and management for patients with a variety of rheumatic diseases using a multidisciplinary approach.

Our team is committed to providing the best clinical care for patients, offering clinical specialties which are consistently ranked among the nations best. In addition, we have have several of the region's "Top Docs" in rheumatology.


Penn Rheumatology provides:
  • Comprehensive care and a multidisciplinary approach to rheumatologic conditions including gout, lupus, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, Sjögren's Syndrome, scleroderma, vasculitis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, autoimmune connective tissue diseases and other disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
  • Opportunity to participate in clinical trials for new therapies and other studies aiming to improve rheumatic disorders.

Rheumatology Services and Conditions Treated

Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

Penn Rheumatology provides expert evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, an autoimmune disorder.

Crystal Arthropathies including Gout

Penn Rheumatology provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for individuals with crystal arthropathies including gout.

Lupus

Penn Rheumatology provides multidisciplinary diagnosis and treatment for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

Myositis

Penn Rheumatology provides expert diagnosis and treatment for myositis, muscle pain and inflammation that can be caused by an autoimmune disorder or some other injury.

Osteoarthritis

Penn Rheumatology provides advanced diagnosis and treatment for osteoarthritis (OA), the most common joint disorder.

Osteoporosis

Penn Rheumatology provides comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for osteoporosis, the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density.

Psoriatic Arthritis and the Spondyloarthropathies Program

Penn Rheumatology provides advanced diagnosis and treatment for psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and other arthritis-types called the spondyloarthropathies.

Relapsing Polychondritis

Penn Rheumatology provides expert diagnosis and treatment for relapsing polychondritis, a rare autoimmune disorder of the cartilage and other connective tissue.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Penn Rheumatology diagnoses and treats rheumatoid arthritis, a disease that causes inflammation of the joints and surrounding tissue.

Sarcoidosis

Penn Rheumatology provides expert diagnosis and treatment for sarcoidosis, a disease that can occur after inflammation and causes immune cells to cluster in lumps, or granulomas.

Scleroderma

Penn Rheumatology provides expert evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for scleroderma, a hardening of the skin or connective tissues.

Sjögren's Syndrome Program

Penn Rheumatology provides expert treatment for Sjögren's syndrome, an autoimmune disease in which the body's white blood cells attack moisture-producing glands.

Still's Disease

Penn Rheumatology provides expert diagnosis and treatment for Still’s disease, a rare, inflammatory type of arthritis.

Vasculitis Program

Penn Rheumatology provides expert diagnosis and treatment for vasculitis, an autoimmune disorder in which the body's immune system attacks the blood vessels. 

Virus Associated Arthritis

Penn Rheumatology provides expert diagnosis and treatment for virus-associated arthritis; arthritis caused by a viral infection.

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