Rheumatology is a subspecialty of internal medicine that focuses on the care of patients with inflammatory arthritis and autoimmune diseases.

Rheumatology Diseases

We treat a range of rheumatic diseases and conditions including:


The inflammation of one or more joints, which results in pain, swelling and limited movement.

We treat many types of arthritis, such as:

  • Gout
  • Pseudo-gout
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Spondyloarthritis

Connective Tissue Disease:

Rheumatic conditions that affect the body’s connective tissue:

  • Lupus
  • Mixed connective tissue disease
  • Myositis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogren’s syndrome


Inflammation of blood vessels that may cause damage, blockage, blood clots and other symptoms.

  • ANCA
  • Behut’s syndrome
  • Giant cell or temporal arteritis
  • ISA Vasculitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Other Rheumatic Conditions:

  • IGG4-related disease
  • Sarcoidosis

Rheumatology Treatments

We strive to treat rheumatic conditions with the best available therapies to prevent joint damage and keep patients as active as possible.

Immunosuppressive therapies

  • Many medications used in rheumatology that suppress your body’s immune system. They can be in Oral form, Injections, or intravenous infusions.

Intra-articular joint injections to reduce pain and inflammation from arthritis

Supportive therapies including physical and occupational therapy


Service Providers

Jeffrey Slavich, PA