University of Pittsburgh Scleroderma Center

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

✔ All types of scleroderma       ✔ Accepts Medicare, Medicaid and other insurances
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Appointment Phone
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Scleroderma Experts
Types of Scleroderma Handled: All
Ages: Adults
Insurance: Medicare and Medicaid
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This center is led by Dr. Robert Lafyatis whose work includes molecular studies into the cause of fibrosis, inflammation and autoimmunity. They treat adults with all types of scleroderma and provide multidisciplinary care for patients with scleroderma. They also provide education and support for scleroderma patients and their families.

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

Falk Medical Building
3601 Fifth Ave   Suite 2B
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Appointment Phone Number

412-647-6700 Main Number
412-864-7055 New Patients

Web Page

University of Pittsburgh Scleroderma Center Our mission includes providing access to new therapies for scleroderma via clinical trials and providing multidisciplinary care for patients with scleroderma and their families. University of Pittsburgh Scleroderma Center.

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

Robert Lafyatis M.D. Director
Thomas A. Medsger Jr. M.D.
Robyn T. Domsic M.D.

Types of Scleroderma Treated: All

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

Ages Treated? Adults Only

This center only diagnose and treat adults.

Insurance: Accepts Medicare and Medicaid

Medicare, Medicaid and other insurances are taken. 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.

Last Review, Update or News Posting

Featuring: University of Pittsburgh Scleroderma Center

University of Pittsburgh Scleroderma Center This center is led by Dr. Robert Lafyatis, they treat adults with all types of scleroderma and provide multidisciplinary care for patients with scleroderma. ISN. Posted 05/07/2016.

04/15/2016: Page information verified by Vanessa Hamann, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator.

04/15/2016: Page published. JEF

09/11/2016: New Patient phone number updated, per Drake Watters. SLE.

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