We are pleased to provide referrals for anyone seeking the assistance of a doctor specializing in the diagnosis or treatment of lupus. The physicians included on this list have advised us that they are licensed physicians under state law and satisfy the criteria listed below, which we have established as a requirement for inclusion on this list.
We are not able to evaluate the professional qualification and competence of individual physicians included on this list. Inclusion of a particular physician on this list should not be interpreted as representation by us concerning that physician's competence or qualifications.
This list only includes specialists in rheumatic diseases, called rheumatologists. Rheumatologists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of more than 100 rheumatic diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, etc. Physicians in this specialty are board-certified in such areas as internal medicine or pediatrics and have completed additional accredited training in the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases.
Physicians included on this list have attested that they meet at least one of the following criteria:
1. Board-certified in Rheumatology. Board-certified specialists in Rheumatology have completed training in an accredited program for Rheumatology and passed a special exam.
2. Completed an accredited training program in Rheumatology. Physicians who have completed training programs in Rheumatology accredited by certain professional groups may be included on this list.
3. Completed training before certification. Some physicians completed training in Rheumatology before certification was available. Physicians in this category have at least five years experience in Rheumatology.
Please click on the name of your county to find a printable list of rheumatologists. All of the following documents are PDFs and require Adobe Acrobat software.