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Division of Rheumatology

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The Division of Rheumatology is interested in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that affect the joints, connective tissues diseases, and autoimmune diseases. Areas of expertise include rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, gout and systemic lupus erythematosus.

The division provides rheumatological consultative services to the community, the Medical Center, and the G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center. In addition, the division is actively involved in academic and research activities in a broad spectrum of rheumatological and immunological avenues.

Welcome from Our Interim Division Director

As interim director of the Division of Rheumatology, I am delighted to be affiliated with this dedicated group of physicians, nurses and staff that seek to provide the highest level of care for patients along the spectrum of rheumatologic diseases. We are collectively committed to providing the very best clinical care as well as educational efforts for our patients, trainees and colleagues. We are working hard to rebuild the division into the best, strongest, and most useful entity that we can possibly accomplish. Please feel free to contact me directly ( for questions, concerns or suggestions to help us achieve our goals of excellence in patient care, discovery and education.

Gailen D. Marshall, Jr., MD PhD, FACP, FACAAI, FAAAAI
The R. Faser Triplett Sr MD Chair of Allergy and Immunology
Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, Pathology and Population Health Sciences
Interim Division Director, Rheumatology

Dr. Marshall