Our experienced Rheumatology provider at Optum specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis, autoimmune diseases, osteoporosis, and other disorders that affect the joints, muscles, and bones.  We provide comprehensive care for rheumatic diseases, including our own infusion center where you can relax in a comfortable setting as we administer your intravenous medication.  We work closely with your primary care physician and other specialties at Optum, such as our Center for Pain Management, to ensure that you receive high quality, coordinated care that is tailored to meet your specific needs.

 Please call us at 1-505-262-7248 to schedule an appointment, or to learn more about the services that are offered by our Rheumatology Clinic and Infusion Center.

Rheumatology clinics

Clinics Providers

Rheumatology - Sunport

2901 Transport Street, SE, (1st Floor)

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Kumar, Vijayalakshmi, MD
Trost, Jaren R., MD

Rheumatology Infusion Center - Sunport

2901 Transport Street, SE, (1st Floor)

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Trost, Jaren R., MD

Rheumatology information

Commonly treated conditions: Our procedures include:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Diseases affecting bones
  • Gout
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Soft tissue rheumatism
  • Vasculitis

  • Fitting and dispensing of splints
  • Infusion therapy
  • Injections of joints, tendons and bursae
  • Joint injections and aspirations


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