|Types of Scleroderma Handled: All
Ages: Adults Only
Insurance: Medicare and Medicaid
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)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
211 South 9th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Click to call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (800-533-3669 FREE)
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.
Fabian Mendoza-Ballesteros, MD is Associate Director of the Scleroderma Center
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)
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.
Thomas Jefferson University accepts all major health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. 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.
07/06/2018: Page information verified by Vanessa Hamann, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator. Address updated. SLE.
01/03/2018: Page information verified by Vanessa Hamann, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator. No changes. JEF.
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.
11/15/11: Page published.
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