BCHP Specialty: Pediatric Rheumatology

We are devoted to caring for children with arthritis, autoimmune diseases, auto-inflammatory diseases, musculoskeletal pain disorders, osteoporosis and genetic diseases. Our goal is to help children with these sometimes disabling conditions grow and develop as normally as possible.

Our services

We have experience caring for a wide range of conditions, including some very serious diseases that can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Our physicians have special expertise in:

  • juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • neonatal lupus erythematosus
  • Lyme arthritis
  • rheumatic fever
  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura
  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (GPA)
  • Takayasu arteritis
  • Kawasaki disease
  • familial mediterranean fever
  • periodic fever syndromes
  • idiopathic uveitis
  • Behcet syndrome
  • sarcoidosis
  • thrombophilic syndromes
  • dermatomyositis
  • systemic sclerosis
  • linear scleroderma
  • antiphospholipid antibody syndrome


We often work with other specialists to help manage these complex, chronic conditions.

Your first visit

If your child is a new patient, please download and fill out our New Patient Questionnaire before your child’s first visit.

Contact us

Phone: 914-594-2270
Fax: 914-449-2389

Chief of Pediatric Rheumatology

Chun Peng Chao, MD

Chun Chao, MD

Chief of Pediatric Rheumatology

Pediatric Rheumatology Staff

Christine Hom, MD

Christine Hom, MD

Pediatric Rheumatologist
Keila Veiga, MD

Keila Veiga, MD

Pediatric Rheumatologist, Boston Children's Health Physicians