The Johns Hopkins Myositis Center located at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center is one of the nation’s premier facilities for the management of myositis and the symptoms that come with it, which may affect the skin, lungs and joints. Our specialists provide medical treatment, physical therapy, and lifestyle management changes to help control inflammation and muscle weakness.
Myositis is a rare disease associated with inflammation of the muscles, which can be temporary or chronic. It is critical for patients who suspect they may be suffering from myositis to be evaluated by an experienced myositis specialist.
The doctors at The Johns Hopkins Myositis Center have spent the majority of their medical careers diagnosing, researching and treating myositis. Our team includes neurologists, rheumatologists, pulmonologists and rehabilitation specialists who evaluate 200-300 new patients a year that are referred with a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of myositis. Our patients find the expertise and convenience of the Myositis Center critical to their treatment and care.