Arthritis & Autoimmune Disease Diagnosis & Treatment
The Division of Rheumatology at The GW Medical Faculty Associates offers state-of-the-art rheumatologic care in the heart of the nation’s capital. Our team of physicians and nurse scientists conducts ground-breaking research in myositis, wound healing, autoimmune diseases, healthcare transitions, immunology and education.
Our mission is to advance the field of rheumatology. We achieve this by providing multidisciplinary rheumatologic care to our patients, conducting ground-breaking hypothesis-driven scientific research through our basic science and immunology programs, and supporting state-of-the-art training in rheumatology through our nationally accredited residency and fellowship programs.
Through our busy clinical and academic operations we focus on excellence:
- Excellence in patient care
- Excellence in research
- Excellence in training future rheumatologists.
What is Rheumatology?
Rheumatology is a subspecialty of medicine focused on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of arthritis, autoimmune and connective tissue diseases.