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Rheumatology

Clinical research aims to optimize the treatment
of juvenile arthritis through diverse projects.

Location:
Children's Park Place North
1601 4th Ave South
Birmingham, Al 35233

Office Main Line:  205-638-9438  

Fax: 205-212-2734 

Appointment line:  205-638-6993

Pediatric Rheumatology diagnoses and treats children with autoimmune disorders, including juvenile arthritis, lupus, myositis, scleroderma, and various vasculitides.  A variety of treatment options are available from intraarticular corticosteroid joint injections to newer biologic agents that target inflammatory cytokines. Laboratory research in the division covers basic mechanisms of T lymphocyte function. Clinical research aims to optimize the treatment of juvenile arthritis through diverse projects.

Faculty:

Randy Cron, MD, PhD - Division Director

Timothy Beukelman, MD, MSCE - Assistant Professor

Peter Weiser, MD - Assistant Professor

Matthew Stoll, MD, PhD - Assistant Professor

Robert Lowe, MD, PhD

Melissa Mannion, MD

 

 




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