The Division of Rheumatology is one of the most distinguished pediatric rheumatology programs in the country. The Division is composed of six physicians, two basic scientists, and one physician assistant. One of the clinicians, Dr. Daniel Kietz, is trained in both pediatric and adult rheumatology. The Division Chief, Dr. Amr Sawalha, also directs the UPMC Lupus Center of Excellence and treats young adults and adult patients with lupus.
Assure outstanding care for children with rheumatologic diseases now and in the future.
- Provide state-of-art, outstanding, and compassionate care to children with rheumatologic disorders and autoimmune diseases.
- Generate new knowledge by clinical and basic research that will lead to the development of new treatments and improved patient care.
- Provide high-quality education and training in the field of pediatric rheumatology to students, trainees, and other health professionals.