Rheumatic & Autoimmune Disease

Specialists in the division of rheumatology at HIMG provide state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases (affecting the joints and connective tissue) in adults.

HIMG’s rheumatology specialists are experienced and equipped to treat problems involving joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, vasculitis, and heritable connective tissue disorders. We proudly specialize in both surgical and non-surgical treatments of arthritis. Rheumatologists work closely with specialists in other HIMG departments to provide patients with coordinated and comprehensive care.

In addition to general rheumatology and arthritis, doctors in the division have special expertise in systemic lupus erythematosus, polymyositis, Lyme disease and autoimmune diseases.

Other areas of expertise include:

  • Anticardiolipin syndrome
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Autoimmune pancreatitis
  • Corticosteroid injection
  • Degenerative arthritis
  • Inflammatory muscle disease
  • Lyme disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Relapsing polychondritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sjögren's syndrome
  • Spondyloarthropathies
  • Temporal arteritis