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Great Strides in Pediatric Rheumatology Treatments

Rheumatology

At the Children's Hospital, we have taken great strides in advanced pediatric rheumatology and autoimmune care.  Rheumatology and autoimmune diseases can affect various parts of a child's body, such as their joints, muscles and connective tissues.

Our board-certified pediatric rheumatologists have years of experience specializing in the care of children and adolescents with a variety of vascular, bone and joint disorders. Our expert team of nurse practitioners and nurses are at your service, dedicated to your child's well-being. In order to reduce your child's anxiety, we evaluate and deliver care that is child-friendly in an environment created just for them.

We Treat

  • Acute rheumatic fever (ARF)
  • Autoimmune encephalitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP)
  • Hypermobility syndrome
  • Juvenile dermatomyositis
  • Juvenile lupus (SLE)
  • Kawasaki's Disease
  • Lyme disease
  • Raynaud's phenomenon
  • Scleroderma
  • Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • Vasculitis
  • Other pediatric rheumatology conditions

We Offer

  • Laboratory and radiologic testing
  • Complete diagnostic capabilities and treatment
  • Follow-up care
  • Education for the child and family

Meet Our Team

Maimonides Physician

ALPERIN, RISA ANN, MD

  • Rheumatology - Pediatric

Maimonides Children's Hospital 4802 10th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11219 Phone: 718-283-7500

Maimonides Physician

KAHN, PHILIP J., MD

  • Rheumatology - Pediatric

4802 10TH AVE BROOKLYN, NY 11219

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