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Rheumatology


The Division of Rheumatology at UNM Health System is committed to providing outstanding care of patients with the full range of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, promoting programs of excellence in basic and clinical research, and offering state-of-the-art training to medical students, house officers, fellows and other health professionals.

In the pursuit of these goals, we have refined our systems for the delivery of clinical care while investing resources to enhance our teaching and research programs.

Sandoval Regional Medical Center Clinic

Our rheumatology clinic at SRMC is committed to providing the best quality care for patients with a wide array of rheumatic, autoimmune and musculoskeletal diseases. Our physicians have specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of a number of arthritis and inflammatory diseases including:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Other diseases of the muscles, joints and bones

At SRMC, our board-certified rheumatologists serve as consultants for patients with aches and pains while providing care for complex cases of arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions. The services we provide our patients include:

  • Medication consultation and management.
  • Joint injections.
    • This is an alternative to surgery for sore shoulders, knees, trigger finger and carpal tunnel syndrome that is done on-site and is used for both diagnosis and treatment.
  • Intravenous infusions (on-site administration).

Appointments at SRMC are available every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. To make an appointment please call the clinic at 505-994-7397. Please remember to bring all relevant medical records and a current list of medications you are taking to your appointment.

Project ECHO

We are extremely proud of our contribution to Project ECHO, which provides clinical support and training to the rural areas of New Mexico. It trains providers so that they may treat their own patients instead of the patient having to travel several hours in order to see a specialist.

Clinic Location

UNM Hospital
5th Floor - Clinic B
2211 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-272-3840

Sandoval Regional Medical Center
3001 Broadmoor Blvd. NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87144

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