Duke Rheumatology ranks among the nation's best for the evaluation and treatment of inflammatory and immune diseases. Our experienced rheumatologists deliver comprehensive and aggressive care to thousands of patients each year for a wide range of rheumatic conditions. We partner with other specialists throughout Duke Health to develop a treatment plan tailored to your individual needs. We want to help you enjoy a full and active life.
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Comprehensive Care for Rheumatology and Immunology Disorders
Therapy Used Today Was Developed at Duke
Krystexxa, an FDA-approved medication for treating gout, was developed and tested here.
Benefit from Our Research
You may have access to the latest therapies -- before they are widely available -- through our ongoing research and clinical trials.
Because inflammatory and immune disorders can affect many systems in your body, our doctors partner with specialists such as cardiologists, orthopaedists, dermatologists, radiologists, and physical therapists to provide appropriate, comprehensive care. We strive to help you achieve your optimal quality of life by incorporating the latest, most effective therapies into your care.
Specialized Care for Women
Women with rheumatic conditions such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis need special care before and during pregnancy. Our rheumatologists work closely with Duke obstetricians and gynecologists to find safe, effective medications to manage your disease and ensure you experience the healthiest pregnancy possible.
Extensive Pediatric Rheumatology Program
Our experts in pediatric rheumatology provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for children with rheumatic and autoimmune diseases including juvenile arthritis, lupus, scleroderma, and fibromyalgia.
Where you receive your care matters. Duke University Hospital’s rheumatology program is ranked among the very best in the U.S., and best in North Carolina by U.S. News & World Report for 2019–2020.