- Professor of Medicine
- Associate Director, Division of Rheumatology
- Director, Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center
Dr. FM Wigley is a Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University previous Director of the Johns Hopkins Division of Rheumatology and now Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Division of Rheumatology.
He has mentored many Fellows who now are successful clinicians and academic investigators. He is a clinician-scientist with experience in both clinical and in translational research. His research has focused on various aspects of scleroderma and Raynaud’s phenomenon for over 30 years and now has vast experience in both clinical research and patient care. He is author on over 165 peer-reviewed manuscripts and several Chapters and reviews.
In 2009, he received the ACR Distinguished Clinician Scholarship Award. He formally established The Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center in 1991 to provide excellent patient care to patients with scleroderma, Raynaud’s phenomenon and related disorders. The Center evaluates and treats about 6-7 new and 50-60 return scleroderma patients a week. It has over 2700 patients in a comprehensive database. This population is a rich resource for both clinical investigations and basic science projects. He continues his passion for patient care and clinical research; as well as mentoring young investigators in Rheumatology.