Pediatric Rheumatology

Children get arthritis too, and when it’s your child who has juvenile arthritis, there’s no such thing as “good enough.” You need the best treatment, and team, possible.

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Our pediatric rheumatologists continually explore innovative ways for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating rheumatic diseases and conditions, including juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

Our Approach

At University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital and clinics, we collaborate as a team of pediatric specialists—including ophthalmologists, dermatologists, and orthopedists—to offer a range seamless care for our patients with juvenile arthritis.

Treatments may include oral and intravenous anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive therapies; subcutaneous and intravenous biologic response modifiers; physical and occupational therapy; and orthotics.

The most common treatment options for rheumatic diseases include oral, intra-articular, and intravenous anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive therapies; subcutaneous and intravenous biologic response modifiers; physical and occupational therapy; and orthotics.

Conditions We Treat

Pediatric rheumatologists treat juvenile arthritis and the more than 80 conditions that are associated with arthritis symptoms.

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Pediatric Arthritis
  • Behcet's Disease
  • Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis JIA
  • Pediatric Lupus
  • Lyme Arthritis
  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Pediatric Scleroderma
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Spondyloarthropathy Syndromes
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Viral Arthritis
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