UVM Medical Center Main Campus

Rheumatology and Immunology

 (802) 847-9695

111 Colchester Avenue
Main Campus, East Pavilion, Level 5
Burlington, VT 05401-1473

Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

If you suffer from arthritis or a related disorder, The University of Vermont Medical Center Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Department in Burlington, VT, provides consultations and comprehensive treatment services.

We understand how arthritis and joint pain can severely affect your quality of life. Our board-certified rheumatologists combine advanced technology with warmth and compassion to treat your condition and get you back to doing the activities you love.

Rheumatology and Immunology: What You Need to Know

Personalized Care

Our Rheumatologists and arthritis specialists emphasize comprehensive care for our patients. We have a holistic approach, treating the whole person, not just the symptoms. In addition to diagnostic and treatment services, we have available:

  • Instruction in appropriate exercise or fitness programs
  • Physical therapy techniques
  • Psychological support

We treat patients with osteoarthritis or musculoskeletal problems that limit activities of daily living. We also provide consultation services for patients with diagnostic problems or abnormal immunology laboratory studies.

Experienced, Trusted Care

Our expert team of physicians and Rheumatologists are dedicated to providing you with superior care using the latest in medical advances. We are experts at diagnosing musculoskeletal problems and offer:

  • Consultation services for patients with diagnostic problems or abnormal immunology laboratory studies
  • Clinical studies to evaluate the efficacy of biologic agents (medication) currently in development

We evaluate and diagnose a wide range of conditions including:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis and inflammatory joint problems
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Scleroderma and connective tissue disease
  • Osteoarthritis, tendonitis and regional musculoskeletal problems
  • Polymyalgia rheumatic
  • Vasculitis and other systemic inflammatory conditions
  • Evaluation of abnormal immunologic testing

Contact Us

Call us at 802-847-4574 to make an appointment, for more information or find a Rheumatologist at The UVM Medical Center.

For Physicians

Find out how to refer a patient to one of our specialists. To reach our providers directly, call Provider Access Service at 800-639-2480.

The Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Department at The University of Vermont Medical Center is staffed by highly-skilled specialists who provide a comprehensive approach to patient care.

Because we are an academic medical center affiliated with the University of Vermont, we offer a setting that combines education, training and the latest advancements in technology. This allows our physicians to educate others and conduct vital research, which fuels better care for our patients.

Learn more about our clinical research and academic missions below.

Patient Care

How to refer a patient to The Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Department at The UVM Medical Center:

  • Call (toll free): 888-362-3242
  • Fax Referral Line: 802-847-2001
  • Email: ReferralCenteratuvmhealth [dot] org (ReferralCenter[at]uvmhealth[dot]org). Note: please send encrypted files.

For information on the Office of Provider Relations, Provider Access Services and Patient Placement Services, visit Patient Referral Resources.


Fellowship and Residency Programs - The UVM Medical Center offers post-medical degree training programs in over 17 service lines. Learn about our Rheumatology Fellowship designed to train physicians for careers in academic or clinical rheumatology.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) – Our CME program offers a series of medical courses for health care professionals to learn about new and developing areas of their fields. Visit CME.

Grand Rounds Grand Rounds presents current medical topics and developments. They are sponsored by individual departments on a regular basis.


The Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology at the UVM Medical Center performs research that includes treatment and prevention protocols and investigator-initiated, cooperative group, and industry trials. For research information, visit the Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology or go to the Office of Clinical Trials Research to receive up-to-date information on the latest clinical trials.

Matthew C. Hollander, MD
Pediatric Rheumatology
Chi Chi Lau, MD
	  	  Mark  Lazarovich, MD
Mark Lazarovich, MD
Allergy and Immunology
Brendan Thoms, MBBS
Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine