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Scleroderma Center

Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelpha, PA

✔ All Ages and All Types       ✔ Accepts Medicare and Medicaid
Overview
Contact Information
Appointment Phone
Web Site
Scleroderma Experts
Types of Scleroderma Handled: All
Ages: Adults Only
Insurance: Medicare and Medicaid
Affiliations
Review Date

Overview

This Scleroderma Center specializes in the treatment of patients with scleroderma and related fibrotic diseases. Dr. Fabian A. Mendoza-Ballesteros is Associate Director of the Scleroderma Center and they treat adults who have any form of scleroderma or other rare skin or fibrotic diseases, such as eosinophilic fasciitis and nephrogenic systemic fibrosis.

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

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Rheumatology Department
2011 South 9th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Appointment Phone Number

1-215-955-8430 or
Click to call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (800-533-3669 FREE)

Web Page

Jefferson University Physicians: Fabian Mendoza-Ballesteros, MD

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

Fabian Mendoza-Ballesteros, MD is Associate Director of the Scleroderma Center

Types of Scleroderma Treated: All

This Scleroderma Center specializes in the treatment of patients with scleroderma and related fibrotic diseases. Dr. Fabian A. Mendoza-Ballesteros is Associate Director of the Center. (Also see Difficult Diagnosis, Types of Scleroderma, Juvenile Scleroderma, Eosinophilic Fasciitis, and Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis)

Ages Treated? All

This Scleroderma Center treats people of all ages, including juveniles, who have any form of scleroderma or other rare skin or fibrotic diseases, such as Eosinophilic Fasciitis and Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis.

Insurance: Accepts Most. Has a Charity Program.

Thomas Jefferson University accepts all major health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. 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

06/21/2017: Page information verified by Vanessa Hamann, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator. Page information updated. New clinic address added.. JEF

05/10/2016: Dr. Sergio Jiminez removed; address and phone updated. Callesteros corrected to Ballesteros. JEF

05/08/2016: Overview added. JEF

08/22/2014: Phone number updated, and Dr. Mendoza-Callesteros listing added.

Featuring: Scleroderma Expert Sergio Jimenez, Jr., MD

11/15/11: Page published.

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