About Us

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The Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Unit offers comprehensive care for individuals with arthritis, systemic inflammatory diseases and musculoskeletal problems. The faculty includes seven Rheumatologists and a Nurse Practitioner, who see patients five days a week at the Gartman Medicine Specialty Center located in the Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) on the campus of the University of Vermont. We have 24 hour, 7 days per week coverage for inpatient consultations.

The Osteoporosis Program is located within the Rheumatology outpatient area and provides state-of-the-art bone density analysis for clinical and research purposes. This center is equipped with a Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometer. We also provide point of care Musculoskeletal Ultrasound performed by a RhMSUS certified rheumatologist.

Our Unit operates the UVMMC / Rheumatology Infusion Center for the administration of Biologic and Osteoporosis medications and experimental drugs under research protocols.

Bonita Libman, M.D.
Professor of Medicine

Facilities

We are located at The University of Vermont Medical Center on The University of Vermont campus, fostering a culture of collaboration and partnership. Our Burlington home is nestled between the shores of Lake Champlain and the vistas of the Green Mountains. Learn more about living in Burlington.

Basic research is supported by the laboratory facilities and faculty of the Immunobiology Program located in the Given Building at UVM.

The clinical research programs operate from our teaching partner, The Larner College of Medicine.