The Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Division offers the most advanced diagnosis and treatment of patients with arthritis and other rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.

The division works closely with physical and occupational therapists and orthopedic surgeons to offer comprehensive patient management at the UM Center for Musculoskeletal Health at the UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute.

Patient Conditions

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Systemic vasculitis
  • Polymyositis and dermatomyositis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sjögren's syndrome
  • Gout and pseudogout

Comprehensive Evaluations

  • Multidisciplinary evaluation

Specialized Evaluations

  • Medical management
  • Referral as appropriate to orthopaedic surgery, complementary and alternative medicine, physiatry and pain management

More Information

For more information, please call the University Physicians Consultation and Referral Service at 1-800-492-5538 (patients) or 1-800-373-4111 (physicians). If you prefer, you may call the department directly at 410-706-8456.