A rheumatologist is an internist who has received additional training in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the joints, muscles and bones. Rheumatologists at Skagit Regional Health treat:

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Musculoskeletal pain disorders
  • Osteoporosis

Skagit Regional Health's rheumatologists care for both children and adult patients.

Listen to Arthritis Tips from Dr. Welk

MyChart Video Visits

Skagit Regional Health offers MyChart Video Visits for Specialty Care services. Many chronic disease management appointments can be done virtually with the expert healthcare providers you've come to know and trust. MyChart Video Visits are new telehealth technology that brings the appointment to you, wherever you are. Request a visit today!

Please note - Video Visits require an active MyChart patient portal account. These visits replace your regular office visit and will need to be scheduled. They are not typically same day appointmentsLearn more here.

Meet Our Rheumatology Experts

Our team of highly-trained doctors provides rheumatology services to families across Skagit, Island and north Snohomish counties.


Rheumatology providers