Division of Rheumatology

Virginia Steen, MD
Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

The Division of Rheumatology has a long tradition of exceptional patient care, education and research and we provide comprehensive subspecialty services for patients with a broad range of rheumatic disease.

Patient Care

We offer physician expertise in each aspect of Rheumatology, from screening and diagnosis to advanced treatment and research. Our Division maintains active interactions with clinical rheumatologists throughout the Georgetown community to ensure patients continuity of care and access to the best possible medical services.

See our Patient Care page for more information on our services.


Graduate medical education opportunities in rheumatology are offered by MedStar Health, which has one of the largest graduate medical education platforms in the country. Georgetown University is MedStar Health’s research and academic health system partner.

MedStar Health offers a variety of clinical venues and exposure to Georgetown University’s world class faculty — clinicians, educators and researchers — for an unmatched graduate medical education experience

Read more about the fellowship program in rheumatology. (Please note: This link takes you to an affiliated MedStar Health page).


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Research within the Division of Rheumatology provides opportunities for patients to participate in national research studies, offering state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment options.

Learn more about research in the Division of Rheumatology.

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Contact Us

For inquiries, or general information, please contact us. For patient information, please see our Patient Care page.