Pediatric Rheumatology

Adolescent and Young Adult Care

If your teenager needs a rheumatologist, it is important to find a good fit. Most rheumatic diseases require ongoing care to manage symptoms. You want to partner with someone who understands your child's disease. You want a care team that will make sure your child’s condition won’t keep them from everything they want to do.

Teen girl interacts with doctor during examination.

At ColumbiaDoctors Tarrytown, our pediatric rheumatologists work with teens and young adults aged 12–24. Our doctors have experience with everything from managing minor complaints to treating complex rheumatic diseases. Your child will have the support they need now—and as they transition to adult care in the future.

Conditions We Treat

  • Acute rheumatic fever
  • Ankylosing spondylitis 
  • Autoimmune encephalitis 
  • Autoinflammatory illness 
  • Childhood-onset arthritis (juvenile idiopathic arthritis, or JIA)
  • Childhood-onset lupus 
  • Chronic autoimmune pericarditis 
  • Dermatomyositis 
  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura
  • Lyme arthritis  
  • Morphea
  • Psoriatic arthritis  
  • Raynaud’s disease/phenomenon
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Systemic arthritis
  • Vasculitis 
  • Uveitis 

Treatments We Offer

  • Supportive treatments 
  • Medication treatments  
  • Biologic treatments  
  • Multispecialty coordination 

Care at Columbia

At our Tarrytown location, our state-of-the-art on-site radiology service offers extended evening and weekend hours for your convenience. And if your teen needs to see other specialists, we will help coordinate their care with doctors and locations across Columbia.