Find a doctor
Programs and services
Pregnancy and beyond » CPR and first aid » Doc Talk » Kids/parents » Support groups » Women's Health Center » Professional education »Classes and events
Visiting hours » Parking » Send a gift » Send a card » Privacy statement » Joint Commission » Recommended links » Release of information »Patient/visitor information
Request an appointment » Request a prescription » Pay your bill » Send a gift » Send a card » Medical library login » Recommended links »Online services About Sanford Health Health information
Walk-in clinic wait timesNo appointment necessary. Visit one of our convenient locations listed below.
Request an appointmentOnline appointment requests are for non-emergency appointments only. If you believe you have an emergency, please call 911 or go to the Sanford Emergency & Trauma Center.
Click here to request an appointment online »
Refill a prescriptionClick here to request your refill online »
Rheumatology disorders range in severity from minor aches and pains affecting the joints and related structures such as osteoporosis, to serious and potentially life-threatening conditions, such as complicated rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and other connective tissue diseases.
Rheumatologists are internists who have had further training in the care of people of all ages with arthritis and related disorders. They work closely with other internal medicine specialists, general practitioners, physiatrists, physical and occupational therapists and psychiatrists.
Sanford Health's Dr. Lynne Peterson is actively involved in national rheumatology research projects. Her main research focus is in rheumatoid arthritis, where she is working to identify the cause of this disease, risk factors for developing this disease, and most effective treatment options. She also is involved in research in juvenile idiopathic arthritis, osteoporosis, and osteoarthritis. Dr. Peterson has been named "Clinical Researcher of the Year" for the Rheumatoid Arthritis Investigational Network (RAIN) on multiple occasions.
Click here for more research information at Sanford Health.