The division offers the following medical services:

  • Outpatient consultations
  • Outpatient specialty care for patients with chronic rheumatic diseases
  • Hospital consultations
  • Injection Clinic, providing diagnostic and therapeutic intrarticular and soft tissue injections and aspirations
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound — diagnostic and interventional
  • Outreach services
  • Clinical trials

Diseases treated

Among the diseases treated in Rheumatology are:

  • Ankylosing spondylitis and other spondyloarthropathies
  • Behcet's disease
  • Giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Gout and pseudogout
  • Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's)
  • Juvenile dermatomyositis
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  • Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Polymyositis or dermatomyositis
  • Relapsing polychondritis
  • Retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's granulomatosus

See information about specialty clinics in Rheumatology.