|Types of Scleroderma Handled: All
Ages: Adults Only
Insurance: Medicare and Medicaid Accepted
This scleroderma center is led by Dr. Soumya Chatterjee and they diagnose and treat adults with all types of scleroderma, including localized (morphea, linear, en coup) and (limited or diffuse) systemic sclerosis. They have a second opinion service available worldwide.
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)
The Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk A50
Cleveland, OH 44195
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.
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)
These doctors diagnose and treat only adults, not children.
This center accepts Medicare and Medicaid, as well as many other types of insurance. Please verify insurance coverage.
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.
03/30/2016: Page information verified by Vanessa Hamann, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator, and updated by Jo Frowde, ISN Assistant Webmaster. Dr Donald Kirby added. Dr Constance Jennings removed, Drs. website addresses added. JEF
Cleveland Clinic Scleroderma Program. This scleroderma center is led by Dr. Soumya Chatterjee and handles adults with any type of scleroderma, either localized or systemic. ISN. Posted 11/11/2011.
11/11/11: Page published.
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