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Connective Tissue Disease - Interstitial Lung Disease


About Our Program

CTD-ILD Clinic Program General Information

The CTD-ILD Program is an integrative, patient-oriented program, which affords patients with CTD-ILD the opportunity receive comprehensive and coordinated care by experts in CTD-ILD.

About Our Program

Coming to the CTD-ILD program offers several important advantages for improving your care:

  1. The opportunity to see a Pulmonologist with an expertise in ILD

  2. The opportunity to see a Rheumatologist who specializes in your specific CTD

  3. The potential to see both your Pulmonologist and Rheumatologist on the same day to minimize travel time and expenses

  4. The potential to have your tests (blood tests, breathing tests, radiology studies) on the same day as your office visit

  5. Direct access to a clinical coordinator who can help you schedule your office visits and tests at the times most convenient for you

  6. The ability to participate in research studies, which may improve our understanding of the causes of CTD-ILD and how to treat these diseases better (This is optional; You do not need to participate in research studies to come to the CTD-ILD program).

To schedule an appointment, please call the primary coordinator for the CTD-ILD Program at 310-825-5800.

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