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Division of Rheumatology

Department of Medicine
Women's College Hospital

The Division of Rheumatology provides general rheumatology clinical care to women and men with chronic inflammatory arthritis, connective tissue diseases, osteoarthritis, regional musculoskeletal conditions and other general rheumatologic problems. Some physicians also work in the osteoporosis program which is designed to offer individualized treatment programs to women and men living with complex chronic illness and for those at risk for osteoporosis.


  • The Rheumatology Program clinics care for all rheumatic conditions including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Connective Tissue Disease, Musculoskeletal Regional Disorders. A multidisciplinary team, including an advanced practice physiotherapist, provides additional specialized assessment and educational services. Physician referral required.
  • The Centre for Bone Health & Osteoporosis provides excellence in the diagnosis, education, and management of osteoporosis. This program is for women and men with osteoporosis who want to slow down the progression of the disease, and for women who want to reduce their chances of developing it. Physician referral required.
  • The Psoriatic Arthritis Clinic at Women’s College Hospital is Canada’s first Rapid Access Clinic for individuals with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, offering a one-of-a-kind self-referral system for patients to get timely access to medical care. The clinic provides multidisciplinary care for patients who are suspected of having the disease or have a diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis.

Making an appointment

Physician referral is required.  Please contact your health care provider for a referral to our clinics.

Referring a patient

Please fax referral to:

Research & Trials

Gakhal N, Farrer C, Jerome D, Abraham L. “Triage of Rheumatology Referrals by an Advanced Practice Physiotherapist Facilitates Wait Time Benchmarks.” CRA Annual Scientific Meeting and AHPA Annual Meeting. Canadian Rheumatology Association. Fairmont Chateau le Frontenac, Quebec City. 6 Feb 2015. Poster presentation.downloads a PDF document

Patient Resource Centre
Visit Room 4104 for free Osteoporosis & Bone Health and Rheumatology health resources such as brochures, handouts and more.

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Location & Contact Information

Division of Rheumatology
Women's College Hospital
76 Grenville Street
4th floor
Toronto, ON M5S 1B2

Phone: 416-323-6344
Fax: 416-323-6115

Phone: 416-323-2663
Fax: 416-323-6484

The hospital is fully accessible. All clinics have wheelchair accessible washrooms.

Patient Resource Centre
Visit Room 4104 for Osteoporosis & Bone Health and Rheumatology health resources.

Division Head: Dr. Dana Jerome

Manager: Lynn Carter

Clinic Coordinator: Courtney McLean

Our Publications

  • Fully affiliated with:
  • University of Toronto

  • A member of:
  • Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO)