Patient Care

The Division of Rheumatology is comprised Emory University Department of Medicine clinical and basic science faculty who serve the clinical needs of the Emory Clinic, Emory University Hospital, Grady Memorial Hospital and the Atlanta VA Medical Center. 

In addition, a team of five pediatric rheumatologists provide care and participate in research through the Children's Physician Group at the affiliated Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

Utilizing the most up-to-date treatment regimens, the Division of Rheumatology at Emory University focuses on the management of symptoms related to more than 100 types of arthritis and connective tissue diseases including lupus, vasculitis, rheumatoid arthritis, myositis, and scleroderma.

Scheduling an Appointment

Emory Clinic at 1365 Clifton Road

Emory Clinic at 1365 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30322


  • Frehiywot Ayele, MD
  • Jennifer Brandt, MD, MPH
  • Suzana John, MD
  • Kelly Kaysen, MD
  • Arezou Khosroshani, MD
  • Karen Law, MD
  • Raluca Cozmuta, MD, MHS 
  • Ignacio Sanz, MD
  • Katina Tsagaris, DO, MPH
  • Athan Tiliakos, DO
  • Susan Wallis, MD
  • Jonathan Waltuck, MD
  • Prateek Gandiga, MD, FACP

Call 404-778-4366 to request an appointment.

Grady Memorial Hospital

Grady Memorial Hospital (weekly on Mondays)


  • Jennifer Brandt, MD
  • Alison Gizinski, MD
  • Arezou Khosroshahi, MD
  • Susan Wallis, MD

New patients must obtain a Grady Card  by calling 404-616-6923 and be referred to the Rheumatology Clinic from either the Urgent Care Center, General Medicine Clinics or the Emergency Room.  

Established patients call 404-616-2503 to request an appointment.

Lupus Clinic at Grady Memorial Hospital (Tuesdays)

• Sam Lim, MD and Arezou Khosroshahi, MD - Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus can be seen in the Grady Lupus Clinic after obtaining a Grady Card. Requests for new and follow-up lupus clinic appointments can be made by calling 404-616-2503.

Atlanta VA Medical Center

Patients at the Atlanta VA Medical Center can be directed to the Rheumatology Clinic through their primary care team. 


  • Karen Atkinson, MD
  • Ayesha Iqbal, MD
  • Puja Sakena, MD
  • Jason Sim, MD