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Rheumatology

Arthritis and other rheumatic diseases are characterized by pain, swelling, and limited movement in joints and connective tissues in the body. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 46 million people in the United States have some form of arthritis or chronic joint symptoms.

Rheumatic diseases include any diseases that cause pain, stiffness, and swelling in joints or other supportive body structures, such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bones. In fact, the group of arthritis diseases falls under the category of rheumatic diseases.

Arthritis and other chronic joint conditions treated at UT Southwestern Medical Center include:

  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Gout
  • Juvenile Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Tendonitis

Our Specialists

UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Rheumatology Program is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading clinical and research centers for rheumatic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Combining expert and compassionate care with state-of-the-art medical resources, UT Southwestern offers accurate diagnostic services and effective rheumatoid arthritis treatments that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Our clinicians perform clinical and laboratory research to provide patients with the most advanced therapeutic techniques available to treat arthritis and rheumatic conditions. Exemplifying our leadership and commitment to advancing the science of rheumatology, researchers at UT Southwestern are at the forefront in discovering the abnormalities in the immune system that are the basis for the newest treatments for rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and ankylosing spondylitis.

Physicians in the rheumatology division are also leaders in clinical trials of new medications, an important means of advancing new therapies in the rheumatic diseases.

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Rheumatology

at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Park Cities 8611 Hillcrest Road, 2nd Floor, Suite 210
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Rheumatology

at UT Southwestern Monty and Tex Moncrief Medical Center at Fort Worth 600 South Main Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 2.200
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
817-882-2420 Directions