Welcome to Northern Michigan Rheumatology (NMR), the practice of Irene S. Kazmers, MD, FACP, RhMSUS, Board Certified Rheumatologist, Fellow Member of the American College of Rheumatology, and Board Certified by the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM), and Michael F. Janensch, PA-C, Certified Physician Assistant.
Mission: To provide high quality specialty care focused on the diagnosis, management and treatment of the medical conditions and diseases that fall within the spectrum of the field of rheumatology, including the various forms of arthritis, osteoporosis and autoimmune, systemic vasculitic and related disorders.
These include rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, polymyositis, dermatomyositis, ankylosing spondylitis, and many others.
Patient education, joint aspiration and medication injection treatment, musculoskeletal ultrasound for diagnostic and procedural indications are among additional services provided, as needed. Platelet rich plasma injection is an additional therapeutic procedural technique available onsite for select cases.