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.
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.
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:
The Division of Rheumatology offers the following dedicated centers and services for our patients:
For more information please go to the NS-LIJ website.