Rheumatology


 
C. Kent Kwoh, MD
Professor of Medicine and Medical Imaging
The Charles A.L., and Suzanne M. Stephens Chair of Rheumatology
Chief, Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology
Director, the University of Arizona Arthritis Center

 

Adult Rheumatology Clinic
 
People who suffer from arthritis can’t wait for a cure.
 
The University of Arizona rheumatology team offers improved access to help our patients find relief as soon as possible from the many new therapies now available. There are currently three faculty members, one nurse practitioner and four rheumatology fellows delivering care to adult rheumatology patients.  
There is also a full service infusion clinic delivering state-of-the-art biologic therapies, as well as intravenous osteoporosis medication, which is available to both University of Arizona physicians and outside referrals.  Bone density measurements are available onsite, as is a full service phlebotomist. 
  •   Complementary and alternative therapies
  •   State-of-the-art infusion clinic
  •   Special expertise in autoimmune diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis
 
The University of Arizona Rheumatology Fellowship Program
 
The Rheumatology Fellowship at the University of Arizona is a two-year approved fellowship complying with the regulations for board eligibility. It utilizes the teaching facilities at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center/University Medical Center, which including a 326 bed general hospital, the Arizona Arthritis Center and the Southern Arizona V.A. Health Care Systems. We also provide rheumatologic care to the local Native American populations. The Section of Rheumatology provides support for two fellows each year.