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Rheumatologists are physicians (Internists) who specialize in the evaluation and treatment of diseases that affect the musculoskeletal system. Most commonly, this involves treatment of various forms of arthritis including, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, and more.

Rheumatologists also specialize in the treatment of connective tissue diseases including, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren’s syndrome, scleroderma, polymyositis, metabolic bone diseases such as Paget’s disease, osteoporosis, and vasculitis. A rheumatologist is often the best specialist for the evaluation/treatment of musculoskeletal conditions.

Locations & Hours

South Ames Office

3500 University Boulevard
Suite 101
Ames, IA 50010


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Disease & Disorders Treated:

  • Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Gout
  • Connective tissue diseases
    • Systemic lupus erythematosus
    • Sjogren’s syndrome
    • Scleroderma
    • Polymyositis
  • Metabolic bone disease
    • Paget’s disease
    • Osteoporosis
  • Vasculitis

Patients needing infusions can contact our infusion services department.

Patient Resources

Rheumatology Referral Form

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Referring providers may use this form to refer a patient to our department.

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Patient Education

Important Links
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Mayo Clinic

Manage your health with useful and up to date information in more than 35 disease and lifestyle categories on Mayo Clinic's website.

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American College of Rheumatology

The American College of Rheumatology is an organization for physicians, health professionals, and scientists with a mission supported through programs of education, research, advocacy and practice support. 

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