Penn State Hershey Rheumatology physicians diagnose and treat arthritis, immune disorders of muscles, connective tissue diseases, and a variety of soft tissue inflammatory conditions.
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, spondyloarthropathies, vasculitis, gout, infectious arthritis, scleroderma, and other rheumatic diseases are seen at the University Physician Center.
Consultation and ongoing clinical care are offered. This division is active in research studies of rheumatologic disorders, autoimmunity, infectious causes of rheumatic diseases, and 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.