Welcome to Penn State Hershey Rheumatology
Penn State Hershey Rheumatology physicians diagnose and treat arthritis, immune disorders of muscles, connective tissue diseases, and a variety of soft tissue inflammatory conditions.
Specific conditions that are evaluated include rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, spondyloarthropathies, vasculitis, gout, infectious arthritis, scleroderma, osteoporosis, and inflammatory muscle diseases.
Consultation and ongoing clinical care are offered. This division is active in research studies of rheumatologic disorders, autoimmune, and experimental therapeutics. Penn State Hershey Rheumatology also provides extensive patient education.
Penn State Hershey Rheumatologists have received numerous awards for their participation in Central Pennsylvania Arthritis Foundation educational activities and projects.
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