Within our comprehensive Rheumatology Department, you will find the following services and programs:


Physician Services

  • Diagnosis and treatment of patients with various rheumatologic illnesses
  • Joint injections in the clinic
  • Joint injections under general anesthesia

Nursing Services

  • Patient/family education related to the rheumatologic illness
  • Subcutaneous injection teaching
  • Infusions in the clinic (Remicade, IVIG, Orencia, Cytoxan, Solumedrol)
  • TB skin testing, flu vaccinations

Additional Services

  • Pediatric Lupus clinic
  • Social work
  • Nutritionist
  • Referrals to Physical and Occupational Therapy

Community Outreach

  • Arthritis Foundation
  • Camp Cruz
  • Lupus Foundation
  • Brochures for schools
  • Educational brochures

Professional Outreach & Education

  • Resident education and lectures
  • Preceptor to medical students at University of Arizona School of Medicine
  • Grand rounds
  • Pediatric Update (National Pediatric Conference)


  • Clinical trials in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
  • Vasculitis Registry Study


  • American College of Rheumatology
  • Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance
  • Pediatric Rheumatology Clinical Study Group