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University Physicians-Medicine Specialty Clinic


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To schedule an appointment: (573) 882-8788

Location:
University Physicians Medical Building
1020 Hitt Street, First floor next to the Pharmacy
Columbia, MO 65212
Complimentary valet parking is available in the circle drive at the front entrance.

Directions: Click for map and directions

Clinic hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

 

After hours and holidays: Call University Hospital,  (573) 882-4141, and ask to speak to the on-call physician for the specialty needed.

Pharmacy: University Physicians Medical Building Pharmacy on the first floor next to the clinic.

Laboratory: A full-service laboratory is available at the University Physicians Medical Building on the first floor next to the pharmacy.

About the clinic: The University Physicians-Medicine Specialty Clinic is comprised of these specialty clinics in one convenient location:

  • Center for Rheumatic Disease
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nephrology
  • Pulmonary, critical care and environmental medicine

The clinic also features DEXA capabilities for osteoporosis screening and management, and musculoskeletal ultrasound.

Our services include testing for patients with:

  • Compromised immune systems
  • Kidney disorders and diseases
  • Hypertension
  • Lung disorders such as emphysema
  • Inflammatory and degenerative diseases of connective tissue, such as rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, lupus and gout
  • Soft tissue and joint diseases

Center for Rheumatic Disease specialist:
Celso Velazquez, MD

Immunology specialists:
Celso Velazquez, MD
Chokkalingam Siva, MD

Infectious diseases' specialists:
Gordon Christensen, MD
Christian Rojas-Moreno, MD
William Roland, MD
William Salzer, MD

Nephrology specialists:
Ramesh Khanna, MD
Kunal Malhotra, MD
Madhukar Misra, MD
Ravi Nistala, MD 
Kurt Tarwater, MD
Preethi Yerram, MD

Pulmonology, critical care & environmental medicine specialists
Dennis Chairman, MD
Hunter Hoffman, MD
Vamsi Guntur, MD
Yuji Oba, MD
Harjyot (Joe) Sohal, MD
Ramez Sunna, MD

Clinic manager: Lucy Zablow




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