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University of Illinois at Chicago Outpatient Care Center

Chicago, Illinois

✔ For Adults with Any Type of Scleroderma       ✔ Accepts Medicare, Medicaid and most others
Overview
Contact Information
Appointment Phone
Web Site
Scleroderma Experts
Types of Scleroderma Handled? All
Ages: Adults Only
Insurance: Medicare, Medicaid and most others
Affiliations
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Overview

The rheumatology center provides care for patients with the full spectrum of rheumatic and autoimmune diseases. These include arthritis and allied conditions and disorders of connective tissue. This center has scleroderma experts Drs. Shiva Arami and Nadera J Sweiss and they diagnose and treat adults with all types of scleroderma.

Scleroderma often takes many years to diagnose because of insidious onset, vague initial symptoms, and low physician and public awareness. It is typically diagnosed and treated by rheumatologists, but because it is a rare and very complex disease, there are only a few dozen scleroderma specialists in the United States. Expert care can be crucial for proper screening, diagnosis, patient education, clinical trials, and treatment. (Also see: What is Scleroderma?, Diagnosis of Scleroderma and Scleroderma Expert Directory)

Contact Information

1801 West Taylor St.,
Suite 3A, 3rd Floor,
Chicago, Illinois 60612

Appointment Phone Number

(312) 413-5569

Web Page

Chicago Outpatient Care Center Rheumatology provides care for patients with the full spectrum of rheumatic and autoimmune diseases. These include arthritis and allied conditions and disorders of connective tissue. University of Illinois.

Scleroderma Experts

Although there may be other doctors in this clinic or division, these are the only ones listed specifically as scleroderma experts by the center as of our last update.

Physician, Degree

Shiva Arami, M.D.
Nadera J Sweiss, M.D.

Types of Scleroderma Treated: All

This center diagnoses and treats all types of scleroderma, such as localized (morphea, linear, en coup) and (limited or diffuse) systemic sclerosis. (Also see Difficult Diagnosis and Types of Scleroderma)

Ages Treated? Adults.

This center treats adult scleroderma patients.

Insurance: Accepts Medicare and Medicaid

Medicare, Medicaid and others taken. Please verify insurance coverage.

Affiliations

University of Illinois at Chicago is a member of the Scleroderma Clinical Trials Consortium (SCTC), which means that they participate in SCTC peer-reviewed international clinical trials for scleroderma.

Last Review, Update or News Posting

Featuring: University of Illinois at Chicago Outpatient Care Center

University of Illinois at Chicago Outpatient Care Center. The rheumatology center provides care for patients with the full spectrum of rheumatic and autoimmune diseases. They diagnose and treat adults with all types of scleroderma. ISN. Posted 05/12/2016.

04/24/2016: Page information verified by Vanessa Hamann, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator.

04/24/2016: Page published. JEF

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