Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)
Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) is a serious and rare autoimmune disease that can cause inflammation of the skin and connective tissue, as well as serious damage to internal organs such as the heart, lungs, esophagus and kidneys. We bring together a team of experts in the treatment and research of systemic sclerosis to accurately diagnose your condition, provide second opinions and develop a personalized care plan for you.
- Autoimmune Disease, Lupus, Myositis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatology
- Abdominal Aortic (AAA), Aortic Center, Cardiovascular Medicine, Carotid Disease, General Cardiology, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Varicose Veins
Why Choose Systemic Sclerosis Care at Vanderbilt
- Recognized care
Vanderbilt is consistently ranked among the nation’s best by leading authorities on health care quality. People from throughout the Southeast and across the country rely on us for the best and most innovative care possible.
- Team approach
Our team coordinates the care of Vanderbilt experts in pulmonology, rheumatology, vascular medicine, and cardiology, to ensure you receive comprehensive care. Together, we develop a personalized care plan to meet your unique needs.
- Second opinions
A second opinion can help you make the best decisions. We review your medical history, diagnostic tests, any previous treatments and your personal preferences to provide you with an informed opinion.
Our researchers are dedicated to developing new and more effective approaches to care. We not only apply the latest research, but also pioneer some of the latest innovations. You may have access to treatments before they are widely available.