The Department of Rheumatology at Kaiser Permanente Northwest helps to manage specific inflammatory autoimmune disorders. Our board-certified physicians provide research-based care of these conditions. We treat a wide range of disorders including rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, polymyalgia rheumatica, inflammatory muscle diseases, lupus, systemic sclerosis, Sjogren’s syndrome, and granulomatosis with polyangiitis. Our specialists collaborate closely with primary care and other specialty providers to optimize management of these rare diseases for our members.