Rheumatology Clinic

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Clinic Overview

The Rheumatology Clinic at University of Minnesota Medical Center and our University of Minnesota Physicians specialists, offers comprehensive, coordinated health care for you and your family in the area of rheumatology for adult patients. Rheumatology services are now located in Specialty Clinic 2A on the second floor of the Phillips-Wangensteen Building on the East Bank of the University of Minnesota.

Learn more about our physicians' rheumatology expertise.

Appointment Notice

Due to a continuing Rheumatologist shortage, we are limiting our practice to provider-driven consults. However, we will provide an an opinion and recommendation for therapy for a broad range of musculoskelatal/rheumatologic conditions.

There are three exceptions to this standard: We accept patient self-referrals for Vasculitis, Scieroderma and Lupus. Our chronic management for Scleroderma and Lupus will be limited to those conditions where immunosuppressive or immunomodulatory treatment are required, or of likely benefit.

Conditions we treat

Our physicians provide care for many medical conditions including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Behcet’s syndrome
  • Churg Strauss Vasculitis
  • CREST syndrome (limited Scleroderma)
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Enthesopathy
  • Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis)
  • Glucocorticoid Induced Osteoporosis
  • Gout
  • Henoch Schoenlein Purpura
  • Hypersensitivity vasculitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Associated Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Lyme disease
  • Microscopic Polyangiitis
  • MCTD (mixed connective tissue disease)
  • Nodular vasculitis
  • Polyarteritis nodosa
  • Polychondritis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Raynaud’s syndrome
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Takayasu’s disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener’s granulomatosis

 

Treatments

  • Anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive therapies
  • Biologic agents, including anti-TNF alpha
  • Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs)
  • Medication management
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Orthotics
  • Education and support for weight loss and exercise

A partnership of Fairview and University of Minnesota Physicians

Location Info

Address

University of Minnesota Medical Center
Phillips-Wangensteen Building
516 Delaware St. SE
Second Floor, Specialty Clinic 2A
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Contact

Appointments/Questions:
612-626-6100, opt. 2


Hours

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • 8 am – 4:30 pm
  • 8 am – 4:30 pm
  • 8 am – 4:30 pm
  • 8 am – 4:30 pm
  • 8 am – 4:30 pm

Our Team

Appointment notice

Due to a continuing rheumatologist shortage, we are limiting our practice to provider driven consults, except for patient self-referrals for scleroderma and lupus. We will provide an opinion and recommendation for therapy for a broad range of musculoskeletal/rheumatologic conditions.


 
 

Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600
 

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