Rheumatology Clinic

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Clinic Overview

 Rheumatology Services are Moving!
Watch for our new clinic location, opening on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. To better serve you and your family, rheumatology services have moved from the Medicine Specialty Clinic 6A to a new location in the Specialty Clinic 2A (Transplant Center) second floor, Phillips-Wangensteen Building, on the University of Minnesota East Bank.

The Rheumatology Clinic at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview 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.

Learn more about our physicians' rheumatology expertise.

Appointment Notice

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

Two exceptions to this are patient self-referral for Scieroderma and Lupus; but our chronic management 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



  • 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


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

Google Map


612-626-6100, opt. 2


  • 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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