Patient Care


The University of Colorado Division of Rheumatology provides superb, state-of-the-art clinical care for patients with a variety of systemic autoimmune diseases and inflammatory forms of arthritis. 

The Division is led by Dr. Kristine Kuhn MD, PhD. The faculty consists of specialists that integrate a multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of a broad spectrum of systemic autoimmune diseases and inflammatory arthritic conditions. 

The Rheumatology Division is also at the forefront of cutting-edge research and offers patients numerous opportunities to participate in clinical treatment trials and other research studies. If you are interested in participating in research, please see our research page.

Diseases we treat: 

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (polymyositis, dermatomyositis)
  • Sjögren’s syndrome
  • Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)
  • Mixed connective tissue disease
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Spondyloarthropathy
  • Systemic vasculitis
  • Behçet’s disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Other systemic autoimmune diseases
  • Other inflammatory forms of arthritis
  • Inflammatory eye disease (multidispensary clinics at the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute)
  • Autoimmune lung disease (interstitial lung disease) (UCHealth’s Center for Lungs and Breathing)

In addition, the Rheumatology Division offers interdisciplinary clinical programs for the care of patients with these disorders:

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)
  • Inflammatory eye disease
  • Autoimmune lung disease / interstitial lung disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

The University of Colorado Rheumatology Division is recognized as a “Scleroderma Center of Excellence” by the  National Scleroderma Foundation.

Rheumatology (SOM)

CU Anschutz

Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes

1775 North Aurora Court


Aurora, CO 80045


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