Rheumatology

The Division of Rheumatology is on the cutting edge of the field. Major diagnostic and therapeutic advances over the last two decades have greatly improved the outlook for patients with diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, lupus, myositis, gout, and scleroderma. Our division integrates the latest research findings into clinical practice and offers students a unique bedside view of  this expanding area of specialization. 

The division offers a two-year fellowship program, providing supervised training at a level that allows the fellow to acquire the expertise and competency of a specialist in rheumatology.  We offer a closely mentored experience in the diagnosis and management of patients with rheumatic disease in both inpatient and ambulatory settings. 

Contact Details:

  • Rheumatology
    865 Northern Boulevard, Suite 302
    Great Neck, NY 11021
    (516) 708-2550

Rheumatology

The rheumatologists at the Division of Rheumatology at the North Shore-LIJ Health System are at the leading edge of their specialty, providing state-of-the-art care for patients with rheumatic diseases. Major diagnostic and therapeutic advances over the last two decades have greatly improved the outlook for patients with diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, lupus, myositis, and scleroderma. Our rheumatologists offer consultative services in general and subspecialty rheumatology.

Clinical Practice

Rheumatologists see patients in a state-of-the-art ambulatory site. In addition, they take care of outpatients in the clinics of North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Consultative care is administered to inpatients of both hospitals as well.

The specialty of rheumatology covers a wide spectrum of over 100 rheumatologic diseases that can have chronic, disabling effects on joints, including:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Certain Autoimmune Diseases, such as:
  • Lupus
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Scleroderma
  • Musculoskeletal Pain Disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Gout
  • Back Pain
  • Myositis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Tendonitis
  • Vasculitis

Specialized Services

The Division of Rheumatology offers the following dedicated centers and services for our patients:

  • Arthritis Center
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Autoimmune Disease Treatment Center
  • Scleroderma and Raynaud's Treatment Center
  • Vasculitis Center
  • Myositis Treatment Center
  • The Program in Novel Therapeutics
  • Center for Infusion Therapy

For more information please go to the NS-LIJ website.