Patient Care

Saira and patient 250.jpgPatient Care All fellows care for a cohort of patients that they follow throughout their years as fellows, allowing them to gradually increase their competence and independence as clinicians, under the direct supervision of the attending faculty. Learning is enhanced by close working relationships with other divisions, orthopaedic surgery, pediatric rheumatology, dermatology, nephrology, ophthalmology, and allied health professions.

Two major practice settings
  • Rheumatology Clinic at Carolina Pointe II
  • UNC Hospitals

 

Active Continuity Clinics
  • Full spectrum of rheumatic diseases treated
  • Wide patient mix with respect to age, ethnicity and socioeconomic status

 

On-site Infusion Suite
  • Fellows prescribe and monitor patients receiving biologic therapies

 

Dedicated Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Clinic
  • Fellows perform musculoskeletal ultrasound and ultrasound guided therapeutic aspirations and injections under direct supervision

 

Specialty clinics available as rotations
  • Lupus, vasculitis, antiphospholipid syndrome, inflammatory arthritis, adult allergy immunology, pediatric rheumatology
  • Experience is also available in rehabilitation medicine, pain management and sports medicine

 

Busy Inpatient consultation service
  • Medical and surgical units
  • Multiple active critical care units