Conditions we treat include:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Bursitis and Tendonitis

Joint Pain
Psoriatic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus


Vasculitis refers to a group of diseases in which there is inflammation and destruction of the small, medium or large blood vessels in the body. These include Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis), Takaysu's Arteritis, Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Wegener's), microscopic polyangitis, Churg-Strauss Syndrome, Henoch-Schonlein purpura and cutaneous vasculitis. Infections, cancer and even drugs can produce symptoms of a vasculitis.

Symptoms vary from one person to another, however, fever, weight loss, fatigue and rashes are common. Organs that can be affected include the eyes, lungs, kidneys, skin and nerves depending on the type of vasculitis.

Treatment is based on the severity of the illness and organs affected. Some types of vasculitis can improve on their own and are considered to be self-limited while others can be very aggressive and lead to kidney failure or blindness. Your rheumatologist will evaluate you and decide the best treatment to control your disease.

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