The SLE and APS Center of Excellence at Hospital for Special Surgery was established to provide individualized, state of the art care, support, and education to patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosis (SLE) and Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS).
The Center centralizes patient care and research with the goal of improving the quality of life for all SLE and APS patients. Our internationally recognized staff applies a multi-disciplinary approach to the patient. The team of physicians, nurses, social workers, physical therapists and other professionals develops and carries out an integrated plan of care.
Center rheumatologists and staff work closely with other disciplines, including:
This collaborative approach maximizes patient satisfaction and leads to improved outcomes.