UT Southwestern Medical Center offers some of the most advanced therapies available for autoimmune diseases, which are often difficult to diagnose and treat. We are home to the Rheumatic Skin Disease Service and its licensed immunodermatology laboratory, which focuses care on patients with lupus and other autoimmune skin disorders. The Rheumatic Skin Disease Referral Center is the only one of its kind in Texas.
Our physicians are widely respected by their peers as leaders in the treatment of autoimmune diseases and have special interests in difficult-to-treat disorders such as lupus and scleroderma. Among the other autoimmune conditions we treat are vasculitis, connective-tissue disorders, neutrophilic diseases, sarcoidosis, and bullous (blistering) diseases.
Two of our specialty clinical practices treat patients who have certain types of autoimmune disease: