The UPMC Rheumatoid Arthritis Center is devoted to the management of rheumatoid arthritis and related disorders. The physicians at the Center use a multidisciplinary approach to diagnose and manage patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
The Center also participates in clinical and research trials to offer patients cutting edge therapies. The Director of the UPMC Rheumatoid Arthritis Center is Dr. Marc Levesque. The Rheumatoid Arthritis Comparative Effectiveness Research (RACER) study provides a framework for the Center for longitudinal follow-up of patients with rheumatoid arthritis and for identification of patients eligible for clinical and research trials at UPMC.