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Pediatrics at HSS

Pediatric Rheumatology

Pediatric Rheumatology

The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology cares for children with autoimmune diseases, or diseases where the immune system attacks the healthy cells of the body. Rheumatic diseases can have many different manifestations, including fevers, joint pains, rashes, and involvement of the internal organs.

Pediatric rheumatologists work closely with primary care physicians and other specialists to diagnose and treat children with a wide variety of illnesses. At our facilities at Hospital for Special Surgery, you will find dedicated pediatric physical and occupational therapists, a child-friendly infusion suite for IV medications, and the world-renowned HSS pediatric orthopedic division, with whom we collaborate to provide optimal care.

For more information on the conditions we treat, please see the list below:

  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)
  • Spondyloarthropathy and Enthesitis Related Arthritis (ERA)
  • Systemic Onset Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (sJIA)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD) and Overlap Syndromes
  • Juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM)
  • Juvenile scleroderma - Juvenile Systemic Sclerosis (JSSc) and Localized Scleroderma (LS)
  • Pediatric Vasculitis
    • Kawasaki Disease (KD)
    • Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP)/ IgA Vasculitis
  • Raynaud’s Syndrome
  • Pediatric Uveitis
  • Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis (CRMO)/ Chronic Nonbacterial Osteomyelitis (CNO)
  • Autoimmune Encephalitis (AE)
  • Lyme Disease
  • Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) and Post-Streptococcal Reactive Arthritis
  • Hypermobility Syndromes
  • Amplified Pain Syndromes (AMPS)
  • Growing Pains
 

Pediatric Rheumatologists

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