University of Minnesota Health offers a team approach to diagnosing symptoms and treating disorders of the joints, connective tissues and bones. Rheumatologists, eye doctors, dermatologists, orthopedic surgeons and others collaborate to create a personalized treatment plan. We provide the latest, most effective treatments for various forms of arthritis -- including rheumatoid and psoriatic – as well as expertise in less common diseases, such as spondyloarthropathy syndromes, Lyme arthritis and other rheumatic and autoimmune conditions.
As faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, our rheumatologists also conduct studies to better understand what causes uncontrolled inflammation and the immune system’s attack on the body’s own tissues and organs. We’re working to develop and test new treatments that will help reduce pain and disability in people with arthritis and autoimmune diseases and offer hope for cures.