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Patricia Papadopoulos, MD MC

Specialties: Rheumatology
Certification: Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Practice: MultiCare Rheumatology Specialists
Practice Philosophy: I chose rheumatology as a specialty because I find inflammatory and autoimmune conditions interesting. Some of the conditions are treated readily, but many rheumatologic conditions are chronic diseases requiring long term management with systemic immunotherapy. I enjoy getting to know my patients and offering available treatments to improve their symptoms and quality of life.

MultiCare Rheumatology Specialists

Cedar Medical Center
1901 S. Cedar Street
Suite 201
Tacoma, Washington 98405
P. 253-459-6715 F. 253-459-6716


Professional School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency: Madigan Army Medical Center
Fellowship: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Patricia Papadopoulos, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. She provides care for a full spectrum of rheumatologic conditions, including inflammatory arthritis, connective tissue disease, vasculitis, soft tissue rheumatism and osteoarthritis. She also performs rheumatologic procedures, including arthrocentesis and bursa aspiration and injection. Dr. Papadopoulos is a fellow member of the American College of Rheumatology.

The services Dr. Papadopoulos provides include:

  • Management of inflammatory arthritis
  • Connective tissue disease care
  • Vasculitis management