The Division of Rheumatology provides a full spectrum of Rheumatological consulting services to both in-patients and ambulatory patients. The majority of these patients are from South Eastern Ontario, but a number are from other areas of the Country. Patients are seen by referral only.
The Division provides specialized out-patient clinics in General Rheumatology, seeing a variety of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Connective Tissue Disease, Osteoporosis and the Lupus Anticoagulant Syndrome. Specialized clinics offered for Early Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoporosis.
Active Consultation Service is provided for the in-patients of the Centre, which have been consolidated at the Kingston General Hospital. Active consultation service is also provided for St. Maryís of the Lake Hospital, the Rehabilitation Hospital. The Division is also closely linked with the Arthritis Society Home Therapy Service, through the Ambulatory Care Program