Comprehensive, Coordinated Care
Lupus is a complex disorder that can affect your skin, joints, kidneys, lungs, nervous system, and other internal organs. Our doctors work closely with Duke dermatologists, nephrologists, psychiatrists, and others to manage your care. You have convenient access to care from multiple experts to provide the best chance for a positive outcome.
Specialized Care Before and During Pregnancy
We are one of the few centers in the nation to offer care focused on women with lupus who are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. We work in close partnership with Duke’s high-risk obstetric doctors to find safe, effective medications to manage your disease and help you have the healthiest pregnancy possible.
Active Research Program
Our research program includes clinical trials and research designed to improve the lives of people living with lupus. As a Duke Lupus Clinic patient, you may be eligible to participate in a lupus-specific clinical trial that tests new therapies before they are widely available. You can also take part in the Duke Lupus Registry, which collects detailed information about lupus. The goal of the registry is to understand the impact of lupus, identify new knowledge about lupus, and establish best practices in caring for lupus patients.