Specialty Services

Conditions for which the Division provides care include:



We also consult on patients with undiagnosed multisystem diseases and on patients with fever of unknown origin.

Patients may contact office personnel by calling the following numbers. Phone calls will be returned within one business day:

  • Main Office  717-531-8882
  • New Patients - Please fax information to 717-531-0135
  • To change or make a routine or non-urgent follow-up appointment: 717-531-6807 (Option #2)
  • Questions for an RN, sick child issues, teaching needs: 717-531-5425
  • Medication Refill: 717-531-8882, 24 hour prescription refill  (Option #4)
  • Insurance authorization issues: 717-531-8882 (Option #5)

For non-urgent issues, email is the preferred mode of communication if you are able. Emails are usually answered within 1-2 business days. Please email pedrheumnurse@hmc.psu.edu, in the subject line type in the name of your doctor, physician assistant, or nurse you wish to contact. Keep emails brief and do not put secure information in the email.

Pediatric Rheumatologists

Attending Nurses

  • Roseanne Ayala, R.N.
  • Lisa Robbins, R.N.

Patient Care Coordinator

  • Cindy Luttman, L.P.N.
  • Mindy Weaver, L.P.N.