The Division of Rheumatology & Immunology at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to teaching, research and clinical care in the areas of autoimmune disease and musculoskeletal disease.

Our faculty consists of leading researchers, clinicians and instructors working together to accomplish the goals of the Medical Center.  We offer comprehensive clinical care» for those with rheumatic and autoimmune diseases that can affect the joints, muscles, and bones causing pain, swelling, stiffness, and deformity.

Besides an active clinical program, division faculty also have active research programs» to solve basic problems in immunology and cell biology related to autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, and to solve clinical questions which may impact healthcare in the future.    

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Division News Spotlight

Rheumatology Fellowship Director, Dr. Howard Fuchs, has received the 2019 America's Top Doctors award! Congratulations!!

The full 2019-2020 Best Doctor's List will be available in the October issue of Nashville Business Journal.

Congratulations to Brett Sohn and Ashley Blaske on their graduation from the Rheumatology fellowship program! 

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Rheumatology and Immunology Director Leslie Crofford, M.D., has received the 2019 America's Top Doctors award! Congratulations!!

Some of the Rheumatology faculty took part in the annual Walk to Cure Arthritis held on May 19th, 2019. Thanks to everyone for their support!

Congratulations to Howard Fuchs, MD, who received the president's award at the annual Tennessee Rheumatology Society. 

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Vanderbilt Rheumatology faculty attended the annual American College of Rheumatology conference in Chicago. 

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2018 Rheumatology Clinical Fellows Graduation Dinner. 
Wendy Xiong, M.D. and Lia Jamian, M.D..




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Your contribution will support research, education, and training in Rheumatology and Immunology.

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Clinic Phone: 615-322-4746, OPTION ONE
615-322-1900, New & Return Patient Appointments
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Rheumatology Clinic - Vanderbilt Campus
2501 The Vanderbilt Clinic (TVC)
1301 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37232

Division Administrative Phone: 615-322-4746, OPTION TWO
Division Administrative Fax: 615-322-6248
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Nashville, TN  37232-2681