Minnesota Multidisciplinary Vasculitis Program


Front Row L to R: S. Thacker, S. Reule, M. Rheault, H. Boyer, C. Fanola, D. Pearson, H. Muster
Back Row L to R: P. Nachman, S. Rajala, L. Ghazi, M. Beard, P. Fazeli, K. Woerner, D. Mueller, M. Pritzker, P. Ardnt


To provide patients with systemic inflammatory disease or vasculitis with cutting-edge, individualized, comprehensive and integrated multidisciplinary care and access to clinical trials.

Covered Diseases

  • Systemic vasculitis:
    • Small vessel vasculitis (ANCA-vasculitis, Anti-GBM disease, IgA Vasculitis)
    • Medium vessel vasculitis 
    • Large vessel vasculitis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus


  • Provide patients with complex systemic diseases with multidisciplinary care which is organized, streamlined and efficient.
  • Provide community physicians and providers with a portal for efficient peer-to-peer consultation or referral.
  • Provide patients with access to cutting-edge clinical trials.
  • Facilitate translational research.
  • Provide a venue for health care providers training in the care of patients with complex systemic diseases.

Multidisciplinary Team

Discipline Providers
Nephrology Patrick NachmanMilind JunghareSurabhi ThakarKatti WoernerMichelle Rheault (pediatrics)
Rheumatology Parastoo FazeliDaniel Mueller
Pulmonary Medicine Patrick ArndtDavid PerlmanHyun Kim
Cardiology Christina FanolaMark Pritzker
Dermatology Noah GoldfarbDavid Pearson
Otolaryngology (ENT) Holly BoyerGeorge Goding Jr.