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If your child is facing arthritis, lupus or another condition affecting their joints or soft tissue, Atrium Health Levine Children's offers the region's most complete pediatric rheumatology care.

Our board-certified pediatric rheumatologists, the only ones in Charlotte and the surrounding areas, are specially trained to diagnose and treat a variety of rheumatic diseases. They work closely with a team of geneticists; occupational and physical therapists; and orthopedists to treat your child and help them achieve as much mobility and independence as possible.

Make an appointment

To learn more about pediatric rheumatology at Levine Children's or to make an appointment, call 704-381-8840

Pediatric rheumatology conditions treated

We provide care for the following conditions:

  • Dermatomyositis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  • Lyme disease
  • Lupus
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Joint diseases that cause chronic arthritis, including ankylosing sponsylitis
  • Uveitis
  • Vasculitis

Frequently asked questions

In most cases, in order to set up an appointment with one of the doctors at the Children's Specialty Center, the doctor who normally cares for your child (pediatrician or family doctor) needs to make a referral to one of our specialists.

Your child's doctor can either fax the referral form or call the Children's Specialty Center directly to refer you. Our phone number is 704-381-6850 or 704-403-2660.

Yes. Download and print the form (PDF) on your personal computer, then take this form to your child's doctor.

You should bring your insurance card or any information about your insurance or payment plan. You should have received a new patient packet in the mail after your appointment was made. Please complete that information and bring the entire packet with you to your first appointment.

Of course. We understand that each child's reaction to coming to our office will be different. All of our doctors, nurses and staff are experts at working with children and delivering kid-friendly care. In addition, we have a dedicated child life specialist to help your child cope with their condition and get the emotional and social support they need. Learn more about our child life specialists.

Our team sees patients at the following Levine Children's Specialty Center location:

Medical Center Plaza
1001 Blythe Blvd., Suite 200-E
Charlotte, NC 28203
Phone: 704-381-8840
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