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Pediatric Rheumatology 

The Department of Rheumatology offers comprehensive treatment for patients suffering from rheumatological ailments. Our laboratory focuses on special testing for juvenile idiopathic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and many other auto immune disorders.

Other Locations

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Rheumatologists also see patients at Saint Louis University (Drs. Moore, Pepmueller, Syed, Bandlamudi, and Coulson), The University Club Towers in Brentwood (Dr. Bandlamudi), and at Des Peres Hospital (Dr. Coulson).

Contact Us

To make an appointment, please call 314-268-4010. To contact our office, please call 314-977-6195.

Evaluation and Treatment

We treat all juvenile arthritis sub-groups, lupus, and all childhood connective tissue diseases and vasculitis. Our clinic is the largest of its kind in Missouri and the eighth largest in the United States.

Our Research

Our research focuses are in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and connective tissue diseases (CTD). We have published over 150 papers on JIA, SLE, and childhood CTD. Our research laboratory specializes in studies on biomarkers in JIA.

Resources for Parents

Watch videos about How the Body Works and learn more about your child's health in our KidsHealth library and resource center.

Arthritis Foundation

Lupus Foundation

Meet the Team

Terry Moore, MD, Director

Peri Hickman Pepmueller, MD

Deborah Wenkert, MD

Reema Syed, MD

Tara Moore, Secretary

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