The Lupus Clinic and Program at CARE is composed of a multi-disciplinary group of health care professionals who share a common vision:
to find safer, more effective therapies for lupus and to improve the quality of life of patients living with lupus.
Same-day access to other specialist providers with expertise in SLE involving other organs, such as the kidneys and the skin,
is a cornerstone of the Lupus Clinic. It serves to ensure both maximum convenience for patients and care that addresses all aspects of
their condition, whether it be SLE or related connective tissue diseases such as overlap syndromes.
Evaluation of patients with a possible diagnosis of lupus or a related disease.
Ongoing management of patients with lupus.
Provision of state-of-the-art therapies for the management of lupus.
Highly specialized physicians with extensive experience in treating patients with SLE.
Multidisciplinary team available onsite to provide comprehensive and coordinated care.
To provide patients with the highest quality of clinical care.
To give patients access to promising new therapies through clinical trials.
To understand the basic immunologic processes underlying lupus.
To study the factors leading to the development of lupus and develop better diagnostic tools.