Lupus

Renal Lupus Clinic at the Lupus Center of Excellence of the University of Pittsburgh(UPMC)

The Renal Lupus Clinic is an outpatient clinic located at the Lupus Center of Excellence of UPMC where patients with kidney involvement from autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), vasculitis, and other glomerulonephritis (GN) diseases are evaluated.  Occasionally, patients with other kidney diseases (not related to lupus or other GN) may also be seen at this clinic.  The center is equipped with a laboratory, allowing bloodwork and urine analysis to be done on site.  Patients with lupus may see one of several rheumatologists as well as a nephrologist, with care coordinated so that clinic appointments can often be arranged on the same day amongst specialists if desired.

The following physicians see patients at the Lupus Center of Excellence:

Rheumatology:

Nephrology:

Pediatric Rheumatology:

The Lupus Center of Excellence is located at:

Medical Arts Building
3708 Fifth Ave, Suite 501
Pittsburgh, PA  15213

P: (412) 586-3550
F: (412) 586-3540

Valet parking only is available at the garage on Atwood Street – fee is $4 to $8.

  • Turn left to go up Atwood Street from Forbes Avenue
  • Approximately ½ way up Atwood Street, the parking garage is on the right hand side
  • Parking is by valet service only
  • Main entrance to the Medical Arts Building is on Fifth Avenue; clinic is on the 5th floor
  • Contact office phone 412-586-3550 for further information on parking and directions to the Lupus Clinic
  • New patients calling to schedule an appointment for a diagnosis of Lupus can call 412-864-7055 to speak to Jessica Monastiro – Administrative Coordinator
Division of Renal-Electrolyte Academic Offices

A919 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
(412) 647-3118