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The rheumatologists at The University of Kansas Health System are experts in autoimmune, inflammatory and noninflammatory adult rheumatologic disorders of the joints and muscles. We offer comprehensive, state-of-the-art diagnosis and management of common and complex rheumatological conditions.

About rheumatology

Rheumatology is a field of study that includes the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases and heritable connective tissue disorders. A rheumatologist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating rheumatic diseases.

The rheumatologists at The University of Kansas Health System are physicians and faculty members at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. As experts in their field, they teach medical students, residents and other healthcare professionals innovative approaches to diagnosing and treating diseases of the joints and muscles.

We offer a variety of appointment types. Learn more or call 913-588-1227 to schedule now.

Rheumatology services

As part of an academic medical center, our rheumatology specialists provide unique and advanced diagnostic studies and treatment options, along with resources and clinical trials that may not be available elsewhere. Some of the rheumatological conditions they treat include:

  • Gout and pseudogout
  • Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Myositis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Spondyloarthropathies
  • Vasculitis
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Expert care for rheumatoid arthritis

The University of Kansas Health System offers comprehensive care for rheumatoid arthritis. In addition to rheumatologists, our collaborative care team includes specialists who can treat joint problems as well as specialists who can address related conditions in other parts of the body.

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Current patients can self-schedule care through MyChart. Don’t have a MyChart account? Sign up now to create one.

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Doctors at The University of Kansas Health System are care providers and researchers at the forefront of new medical discoveries. From primary care to complex conditions, we offer hundreds of specialists.

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Our rheumatology locations

  • Center for Transplantation
    1. The University of Kansas Hospital
    • Center for Transplantation
    • 4000 Cambridge St., BH1134
    • Kansas City, KS 66160
    • Mon 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Tues 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Wed 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Thur 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Fri 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Sat Closed -
    • Sun Closed -
    Office Contact:
  • South Kansas City Medical Pavilion
    2. South Kansas City Medical Pavilion
    • 1000 E. 101st Terrace
    • Kansas City, MO 64131
    • Mon 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    • Tues 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    • Wed 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    • Thur 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    • Fri 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    • Sat Closed -
    • Sun Closed -
    • HOL Closed -
    Office Contact:

Note: The South Kansas City Medical Pavilion offers infusion services.