Comprehensive Treatment of Rheumatologic Conditions

Loyola Medicine’s rheumatology program provides truly integrated clinical care for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with all types of arthritis, autoimmune diseases, osteoporosis, connective tissue diseases and other rheumatologic conditions. Rheumatologists focus on conditions and diseases of the joints, muscles and bones.

Our multidisciplinary team includes experts in rheumatology, endocrinology, dermatology, pulmonology, orthopaedic surgery, nephrology, cardiology and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Loyola’s rheumatologists are board-certified with specialized training to provide advanced treatment for patients with a wide array of conditions and diseases, including:

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Gout
  • Inflammatory muscle diseases
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Raynaud’s syndrome
  • Reactive arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Tendonitis
  • Vasculitis

The care of patients with osteoporosis is shared with endocrinologists when appropriate. Consultative services, including orthopaedic surgery and physical and occupational therapy, are readily available.

Ongoing Research to Improve Treatment of Rheumatologic Conditions

Loyola’s expert rheumatology program is actively pursuing new research with a focus on patient-centered outcomes. As an academic medical center, Loyola is dedicated to improving future treatments by conducting research on new diagnostics and treatments. Loyola’s patients benefit from research discoveries made here; read about Loyola’s current clinical trials.