Infusion Services for Rheumatologic Conditions at Drexel Rheumatology
The Drexel Rheumatology infusion center offers infusion therapy for patients with uncontrolled arthritis who can receive intravenous medications to prevent damage to bones and joints. The infusion center is a pleasant and comfortable setting, which may help to ease the fears of those anticipating a new form of treatment.
Infusion center patients are cared for by a staff that is specially trained and experienced in all aspects of IV infusion, including routine and emergency procedures. A board-certified Drexel Medicine rheumatologist, who has several years of experience in conducting infusion therapy and clinical research studies, is always on the premises with our clinical nurse practitioner and medical assistants.
The Drexel Rheumatology infusion center is open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Monday and Friday and offers access to the latest treatment therapies including:
- Reclast (for osteoporosis)
- Boniva (for osteoporosis)
- Orencia (for rheumatoid arthritis)
- Remicade (for rheumatoid arthritis)
- Rituxan (for rheumatoid arthritis)
- Actemra (for rheumatoid arthritis)
- Benlysta (for lupus)
The infusion center is located at Drexel Medicine Center City, The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 219 N. Broad Street, 9th Floor. To reach the infusion center by phone, please call 215.762.2688.
Drexel Rheumatology provides ultrasound on the same day as your office visit when necessary. Ultrasound has now become an invaluable tool in evaluation of musculoskeletal disorders. It is a simple, noninvasive, and quick method for evaluating joints, tendons and nerves, and for guiding therapeutic injections to certain joints and median nerves.
The information on these pages is provided for general information only and should not be used for diagnosis or treatment, or as a substitute for consultation with a physician or health care professional. If you have specific questions or concerns about your health, you should consult your health care professional.