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Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Department of Rheumatology treats conditions relating to joints, soft tissues and connective tissue.

The Department of Rheumatology at Cleveland Clinic Florida diagnoses and treats problems involving joints, soft tissues and the conditions of connective tissues. Our rheumatologists treat conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, spondylitis, scleroderma, vasculitis, gout, osteoarthritis, and lupus. As rheumatology disorders can involve other medical specialties such as the immune system, Cleveland Clinic Rheumatologists often collaborate and consult with other specialties to deliver the best patient care.

Our on-site infusion unit delivers state-of-the art intravenous therapy in a comfortable setting to patients with rheumatic diseases.

For more information, please call 866.293.7866.  To schedule an appointment, please call 877.463.2010. 

Diseases & Conditions We Treat

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Scleroderma
  • Vasculitis
  • Gout
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Other systemic conditions

Rheumatology is a specialty in internal medicine and pediatrics, devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Rheumatologists diagnose and treat clinical problems involving joints, soft tissues and the allied conditions of connective tissues.

Rheumatology is a rapidly evolving medical specialty, with advancements owing largely to new scientific discoveries about the immunology of these disorders. Because the characteristics of rheumatological disorders are best explained by immunology, the pathogenesis of every major rheumatological disorder is now described in terms of an autoimmune disease. Many new treatment modalities are also based on clinical research in immunology.