Rheumatology

We offer the most advanced diagnosis and treatment options to patients with arthritis and other rheumatic diseases.

Our team works closely with physical and occupational therapists, orthopaedic surgeons and the Center for Integrative Medicine to offer comprehensive patient management.

The Rheumatology practice is open 4 days per week

  • Direct Appointments Line: 410-448-6398
  • Physician Referral and Consultation: 1-800-373-4111

Patient Conditions

Some of the conditions evaluated and treated by the division include:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • Spondyloarthropathies
  • Vasculitis
  • Polymyositis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sjogren's syndrome
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Crystal-induced arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia

Comprehensive Evaluations

  • Comprehensive rheumatologic evaluations
  • Multidisciplinary evaluation
  • Center for Integrative Medicine

Specialized Treatments

  • State-of-the-art medical treatment
  • Infusion for administration of intravenous medications

Research Activities

  • Clinical trials for evaluation of promising new drug therapies for management of arthritis and SLE
  • Basic laboratory investigations on the immunology of SLE, immunological abnormalities in scleroderma and mechanisms of T-cell activation
  • Factors associated with the development and progression of osteoarthritis
  • Bone loss in older men and women

Services to Physicians

  • Consultation on complicated cases
  • Second opinions
  • Special treatments or procedures
  • Short-term and long-term management