Our rheumatologists work closely with physicians from other medical backgrounds. This collaboration allows them to manage every way a rheumatic disease such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis affects your health and life. We provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services at nine outpatient offices throughout the tri-state area, so you’re never far from the care you need.
Rheumatology is a medical specialty that focuses on caring for diseases that affect the musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system includes your:
Many rheumatic diseases are autoimmune diseases. Autoimmune diseases happen when your body mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. The result is inflammation, pain, and other symptoms.
Rheumatic diseases, such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, affect every person differently. They can also impact more than one body system at a time. These factors make diagnosis difficult.
At AHN, we have rheumatologists who have spent decades studying and treating these complex conditions. That’s why some people travel hours to experience our high level of diagnostic and treatment services.
Our rheumatology care team is dedicated to providing you with the right diagnosis and the most effective treatments for your symptoms. You’ll benefit from our:
At our Autoimmunity Institute, located at West Penn Hospital in Bloomfield, we are changing autoimmune disease care for the better. When you come to our institute, you’re able to see physicians from 14 different specialties. This approach means you can address every autoimmune-related health problem you have in one place, in less time.
Our institute also helps us care for patients with complex problems, while offering them more convenience. At our on-site infusion clinic, you can receive the latest infusion therapies available on the same day you touch base with your care team. Learn more about our Autoimmunity Institute.
We provide comprehensive care for rheumatic diseases including: