Rheumatology - 616.267.2700
Our pediatric rheumatology specialist provides highly specialized care for infants, children and teens who have disorders of the musculoskeletal system, which includes rheumatologic and inflammatory diseases such as juvenile arthritis, systemic lupus, dermatomyositis, scleroderma and joint changes and dermatologic manifestations. Because these conditions typically affect movement and quality of daily life, the department works closely with the children to develop safe, comfortable and healthy levels of activity.
To speak with our physician about a referral, call 616.267.2700.
To make a referral, fax completed referral form to 616.267.2701, and our scheduler will contact you and/ or the patient.
Our comprehensive care includes but is not limited to:
Joint changes and dermatologic manifestations
Programs and services:
Osteoporosis screening with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scanner used to determine bone density
Referrals for support and services
Collaboration with other specialists for multisystem problems