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  • Rheumatology

    UK Rheumatology offers expertise in the diagnosis and management of arthritis and connective tissue diseases. Individualized programs are developed to improve mobility, prevent disability and enable patients to cope with their diseases. 

    Patient appointments

    Request an appointment online or call 859-323-3900   

    Clinic location

    Kentucky Clinic |  Directions >
    B218, Second Floor
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536

    Other location

    Rockcastle Regional Hospital and Respiratory Care Center | Directions >
    Medical Arts Building
    140 Newcomb Avenue
    Mt. Vernon KY 40456
    866-940-4938 (toll free) 

    Specialties

    Many diseases treated by UK Rheumatology, such as rheumatoid arthritis, are often more common and more severe in women than in men. Our expert physicians provide diagnosis and management of arthritis and connective tissue (rheumatic) diseases including: 

     

    • Ankylosing spondylitis
    • Gout
    • Immune complex disease
    • Infectious arthritis
    • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
    • Polyarteritis nodosa 
    • Polymyalgia rheumatica
    • Psoriatic arthritis
     
    • Reactive arthritis
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Systemic lupus
    • Scleroderma
    • Sjogren's syndrome
    • Psoriatic arthritis
    • Granulomatosis with polyangiitis
    • Vasculitis
     

    Programs

    Rheumatology clinical services

    Resources

    How are researchers linking obesity to disability in women with osteoarthritis? Read Advances & Insights for more information.

    Arthritis and Glucosamine Information Center
    www.glucosamine-arthritis.org  

    American College of Rheumatology
    www.rheumatology.org 
    www.simpletasks.org 

    Arthritis Foundation Kentucky Chapter
    www.arthritis.org/kentucky  

    Our Team

    Neda Wafford, MSN, APRN
    Elizabeth Salt, APRN, PhD



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