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University of Michigan Scleroderma Program

Ann Arbor, Michigan

✔ Treats Adults Only       ✔ Accepts Medicare
Overview
Contact Information
Appointment Phone
Web Site
Scleroderma Experts
Types of Scleroderma: All
Ages: Adult Only
Insurance: Medicare Accepted
Affiliations
Review Date

Overview

This scleroderma center is in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

The director of the University Of Michigan Scleroderma Program is Dr Dinesh Khanna, who is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications. Their international focus lends this center a promising future.

They treat adults with any type of scleroderma (not juveniles).

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

University Of Michigan Scleroderma Program
1500 E Medical Center Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5000

Appointment Phone Number

Direct: 1-734-647-5900
Toll Free: 1-888-229-3065

Web Page

The University of Michigan Scleroderma Program. Our vision is to provide local, national and international leadership in advancing the treatment of scleroderma and related conditions, through excellence in clinical care, teaching and research. UM Health Systems.

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

Dinesh Khanna, MD, MS
Kristine Phillips, MD
Elena Schiopu, MD

Types of Scleroderma Treated: All

This center reports that they diagnose and treat all types of scleroderma, including localized (morphea, linear, en coup) and (limited or diffuse) systemic sclerosis. (Also see Difficult Diagnosis and Types of Scleroderma)

Ages Treated? Adults Only.

This center reports that they are only able to treat adult scleroderma patients (age 18 or over).

Insurance: Accepts Medicare.

This center accepts Medicare, as well as many other types of insurance. Please verify insurance coverage.

Affiliations

This center 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

03/22/2016: Page information verified by Vanessa Hamann, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator and updated by Jo Frowde, ISN Assistant Webmaster. Drs. Trivedi and Sohail removed. Clinic phone numbers updated. SLE.

11/10/2011: Dr. Dinesh Khanna added.

11/01/2011: Page published.

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