Rheumatology Faculty
Division of Rheumatology
Division of Rheumtology
Division of Rheumatology
Rheumatology Clinic Franklin
The Division of Rheumatology & Immunology at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to teaching, research and clinical care in the areas of autoimmune disease and musculoskeletal disease.

Our faculty consists of leading researchers, clinicians and instructors working together to accomplish the goals of the Medical Center.  We offer comprehensive clinical care» for those with rheumatic and autoimmune diseases that can affect the joints, muscles, and bones causing pain, swelling, stiffness, and deformity.

Besides an active clinical program, division faculty also have active research programs» to solve basic problems in immunology and cell biology related to autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, and to solve clinical questions which may impact healthcare in the future.    

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Division News Spotlight

Welcome to our newest faculty member, Dr. Jason Springer! Jason Springer, MD, MS, has joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as associate professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology in the Department of Medicine. Springer is co-director of the Vanderbilt Vasculitis Center, where he will oversee vasculitis clinical trials. He began seeing patients on Oct. 1.

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Read more about Dr. Springer >>



Congratulations to Dr. Crofford for recognition on receiving the Castle Connolly America's Top Doctor award for 20 years running. 

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Dr. Christman awarding Dr. Birchmore the Mark Wolcott Award for Clinical Excellence. Congrats!






Erin Wilfong giving a CTD-ILD lecture at the Tennessee Rheumatology Society Annual Meeting in January.





Vanderbilt Rheumatology faculty attended the annual American College of Rheumatology conference in Chicago. 

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Click here to see more photos from the event >>

Contact Us:
Clinic Phone: 615-322-4746, OPTION ONE
615-322-1900, New & Return Patient Appointments
615-343-3813, Fax (Clinic)
www.vanderbilthealth.com/rheumatology » 

Rheumatology Clinic - Vanderbilt Campus
2501 The Vanderbilt Clinic (TVC)
1301 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37232

Division Administrative Phone: 615-322-4746, OPTION TWO
Division Administrative Fax: 615-322-6248
Division Administrative Team »

Division Administrative Office
1161 21st Avenue South, T-3113 Medical Center North
Nashville, TN  37232-2681



To the Rheumatology Division Fund

Your contribution will support research, education, and training in Rheumatology and Immunology.