Pediatric Rheumatology The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology of the Department of Pediatrics, Golisano Children's Hospital, provides diagnosis and treatment for children and adolescents with rheumatologic conditions, such as Juvenile Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Dermatomyositis and other autoimmune conditions. We also treat musculoskeletal disorders such as Hypermobility Syndrome, Patello-Femoral Pain Syndrome, as well as immmunodeficiency disorders. Each year, we treat over 450 patients from a large geographical area in Western and Central New York State. We provide: State-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment Education and support for patients and families Access to a broad range of collaborating medical and surgical subspecialists, mental health experts, and other allied health professionals In addition, we are actively committed to training current and future physicians in the science and practice of pediatric rheumatology and immunology while participating in research as to the causes, treatment, and prevention of these disorders. We work in close collaboration with the Western New York Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, including participation on the Rochester Scientific Advisory Committee, and Rochester Board. The chapter provides support for our occupational therapist.