Pediatric Rheumatology

The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology is nationally known for its clinical excellence, innovative programs, service orientation, and dedication to lay and professional education about childhood autoimmune and musculoskeletal diseases. 

Clinical Care

Hilary M. Haftel
Hilary Haftel M.D., M.H.P.E
Director, Pediatric Rheumatology

Pediatric Rheumatology specialists at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital offer a range of services to treat and study childhood autoimmune and musculoskeletal diseases such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, vasculitis, and juvenile dermatomyositis, as well as serving as a diagnostic and referral center for children with complex medical conditions involving the immune system.  View additional information about our medical services here.

We have a very active and enthusiastic clinical faculty and serve patients from across the state of Michigan, as well as neighboring states and across the country.  We provide Pediatric Rheumatology Services in the C.S.Mott Children’s Hospital Pediatric Subspecialties Clinic, Northville Health Center, and at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.  We have also recently added a specialist in Pediatric Sports Medicine to our Division who is available to see patients at Mott, several of our primary care practices, and at NeuroSport. 

Research

Pediatric Rheumatology faculty members are active in research in a variety of Pediatric Rheumatologic disorders, including Systemic Lupus and Juvenile Dermatomyositis, as well as performing collaborative research nationally through the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) and the Pediatric Rheumatology Care & Outcomes Improvement Network (PR-COIN).

Education

The Pediatric Rheumatology Division maintains a very active teaching role within Pediatrics and the Medical School, providing education to students, residents, fellows, and practicing clinicians across the state and nationally.  The Division as an ACGME-accredited Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship training program, one of only 26 in the country.

Contact Phone Numbers

General Information: 734-764-2224

Fax: 734-936-9090

Mailing Address

Division of Pediatric Rheumatology

1500 East Medical Center Drive

Medical Professional Building Floor 2

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5718