at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Park Cities

8611 Hillcrest Road, 2nd Floor, Suite 210
Dallas, Texas 75225 (Directions)

UT Southwestern is recognized as one of the nation’s leaders in the clinical care and research of rheumatic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Our rheumatology services are now available in the convenient, centrally located Medical Center at Park Cities, where patients receive world-class specialty care in a neighborhood setting.

Who We Are

Our rheumatology team is dedicated to providing the diagnostic procedures and interventional therapies needed to prevent, cure, improve, and slow or halt the progression of all types of rheumatic conditions. 

Our Services

We are experts in the evaluation and treatment of rheumatic diseases, including:

  • Inflammatory autoimmune rheumatic diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus, vasculitis, and inflammatory myopathy
  • Crystal-induced joint inflammation, such as gout and calcium pyrophosphate disease

Additional Services

We are experts in the evaluation and treatment of rheumatic diseases, including:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Inflammatory myopathy and myositis
  • Spondyloarthropathy including psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and arthritis associated with gastrointestinal disease
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Mixed connective tissue disease
  • Sjogren's syndrome
  • Systemic sclerosis
  • Raynaud syndrome
  • Vasculitis
  • Relapsing polychondritis
  • IGG4-related disease
  • Crystalline inflammatory arthritis like gout and pseudogout
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis
  • Behcet’s disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Regional musculoskeletal disorders
  • Autoimmune eye and ear disorders

In addition, we offer the following on-site diagnostic and imaging services:

  • Intraarticular joint injection
  • Laboratory services

Get to know our Park Cities rheumatology specialists

Meet Dr. Lesley Davila

Lesley Davila, M.D., specializes in solving puzzling chronic illnesses called rheumatic diseases, which are inflammatory illnesses that range from rheumatoid arthritis and lupus to ankylosing spondylitis and vasculitis. Dr. Davila’s goal is to help patients with rheumatic diseases feel like themselves again.

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Meet Dr. Fatemeh Ezzati

Fatemeh Ezzati, M.D., specializes in rheumatic and autoimmune diseases. Dr. Ezzati was involved in several research projects during her fellowship training and has continued to pursue clinical research since joining the UT Southwestern staff in 2015.

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Meet Dr. Nilofar Syed

Nilofar Syed, M.D., is interested in clinical medicine, teaching, and research. Her clinical focus includes rheumatoid arthritis, crystalline arthropathies, and vasculitis.

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