The Rheumatology Division is an integral component of the Department of Internal Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine and is committed to the highest levels of excellence in its three academic missions:
Established nearly forty years ago, the Division is proud of its track record in all of its missions and is a recognized leader in the training of academic rheumatologists (click on this link for a history of Rheumatology at Washington University, History.htm)
The Division is also home to the newly developed Center for Arthritis and Related Diseases that seeks to integrate all aspects of arthritis patient care, education and research with the many different types of expertise at Washington University. To schedule a clinic appointment with the faculty, please call 314-286-2635.
We welcome you to explore our site and learn more
about us. Ample opportunities are available for
collaboration with our faculty in a wide variety of
activities, including patient referrals, basic research,
treatment trials, and clinical training. If you are
interested in more information, please feel free to
contact us by e-mail at
or by mail to the address below. In order to protect your health
information, individual clinical questions
are not appropriately addressed by email.
The updated Washington Manual of Rheumatology Subspecialty Consult can be preordered online at Amazon.com, click on the textbook for the Amazon.com order page.
John P. Atkinson, M.D.