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Pediatric Rheumatology

The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and comprehensive ongoing care of patients with arthritis, autoimmune disease, musculoskeletal disease and immune dysfunction. The presentation of rheumatic disease in children is modified by growth and development; these must be considered in the long-term care of these children and the best care is provided by a pediatric subspecialist.

Our Services

We provide care for children and adolescents with multisystem diseases and difficult diagnoses including:

  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA)
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Scleroderma
  • Mixed connective tissue disease
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Enthesitis-related arthritis
  • Juvenile ankylosing spondylitis
  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Lyme disease
  • Arthritis following bacterial or viral infection
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Juvenile fibromyalgia syndrome
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Osteoporosis
  • Acute or chronic limp
  • Joint swelling
  • Abnormal laboratory tests
  • Fevers of unknown origin
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever
  • Uveitis
  • Sensorineural hearing loss
  • Serum sickness

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Our Medical Staff

Rheumatology
Chun Peng Chao, MD (Section Chief)
Christine Hom, MD

For information about our specialists, please visit our online Physician Directory.

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