Pediatric Rheumatology

Caring for children with rheumatic and inflammatory diseases, our physicians are skilled in diagnosis, treatment and long term monitoring of therapeutic effectiveness and coordination of care.

Our team offers a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and collaborates closely with multiple practices, including nephrology, orthopedics, ophthalmology and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Our interprofessional team includes physicians, nurses, social workers, physical and occupational therapists, medical assistants and clinical research coordinators.

Care Beyond the Clinic

The rheumatology department at Valley Children’s works closely with organizations including the Arthritis Foundation and the American College of Rheumatology. We also have a variety of programs for pediatric patients with chronic autoimmune conditions, including group yoga and team sports like cricket, to improve their physical activities and coping skills.


Conditions We Treat

Valley Children's dedicated team of board-certified and fellowship-trained pediatric rheumatologists works together with a multidisciplinary team to provide the most comprehensive care to infants, children and adolescents with rheumatic and inflammatory diseases.

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Makayla's Story

Makayla's Story

After years of experiencing unexplainable symptoms, Makayla was referred to a pediatric rheumatologist at Valley Children's, where she received a life-changing life-changing juvenile rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis. Read more about her journey in her own words.

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Meet Our Pediatric Rheumatologists

Valley Children's board-certified and fellowship-trained team of pediatric rheumatology specialists works together in a multidisciplinary approach to improve care for our young patients.