Rheumatology and Immunology

Specializing in the care of patients with rheumatic and autoimmune diseases

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Division of Rheumatology and Immunology

The Division of Rheumatology and Immunology is interested in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that affect the joints, connective tissues diseases, and autoimmune diseases. Areas of expertise include rheumatoid arthritis, Wegener's granulomatosis, gout and systemic lupus erythematosis. The division has active clinical and basic research programs at UNMC and at the Omaha VA Medical Center, including a nationally and internationally famous clinical research program for rheumatoid arthritis - the Rheumatoid Arthritis Investigational Network (RAIN). RAIN is centered in Omaha under the direction of the Division of Rheumatology.

Division Chief: James O'Dell, M.D.
Administrator: Lisa Hinson
Mailing address:
983025 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-3025
Phone: (402) 559-7288
Fax: (402) 559-6788
e-mail: lmhinson@unmc.edu

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