|Types of Scleroderma: Only Systemic
Ages: Only Adults
Insurance: Medicare and Medicaid
This center is led by Dr. Kevin McKown and is a small scleroderma center in terms of size. They only treat adults with systemic forms of scleroderma. However Dr. McKown is very involved in research and education for scleroderma and related autoimmune diseases.
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)
University Of Wisconsin- Madison
1685 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705-2281
Kevin M. McKown, M.D. -- University of Wisconsin at Madison. His areas of clinical interest include rheumatic manifestations of viral infections, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and scleroderma.
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.
Kevin M. McKown, MD
This doctor diagnoses and treats adults who have limited or diffuse systemic sclerosis (and not localized forms, such as morphea, linear, and en coup de sabre). (Also see Difficult Diagnosis and Types of Scleroderma)
This doctor or scleroderma center is for adult scleroderma patients; they do not diagnose/treat juveniles (under age 18).
This medical center accepts Medicare and Medicaid, however they only accept Michigan and Wisconsin Medicaid.
This is a small scleroderma center in terms of size, and they only treat adults with systemic forms of scleroderma. However Dr. McKown is very involved in research and education for scleroderma and related autoimmune diseases.
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.
01/08/2018: 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. No changes. SLE.
04/10/2016: Page information verified by Vanessa Hamann, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator, and updated by Jo Frowde, ISN Assistant Webmaster. Overview added. JEF
Dr. Kevin McKown, University of Wisconsin at Madison. This is a small scleroderma center in terms of size, and they only treat adults with systemic forms of scleroderma. ISN. Posted 11/08/2011.
11/07/11: Page published.
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