• Low Country Rheumatology

    2001 2nd Avenue Suite 201 Summerville, SC 29486

  • Research Site Introduction:

    Low Country Rheumatology is a private medical practice specializing in diagnosing and managing rheumatologic disorders. Our provider team consists of medical professionals with years of clinical and research experience that are dedicated to providing excellent care to our patients to aid in improving their health.

    We also offer the convenience of having our own digital x-ray and research departments, infusion suite, and phlebotomy lab which allows out patients to receive their full spectrum of treatment right in our office. Our board of certified physicians strive to provide the highest quality of healthcare services to our patients and community.


  • Research Site Description:

    Low Country Rheumatology – Clinical Trials Center is a CIRB approved research facility that works closely with pharmaceutical companies, Rheumatology researchers, and board-certified rheumatologists to provide patients access to the latest advances in medical treatments.

    Our clinical trials staff are both certified and highly trained and experienced to conduct clinical trials. We strive to provide quality care to our patients and reliable data to our sponsors. We have served clinical trial participants in the Charleston area for over 30 years in a caring and friendly environment. We have participated in over 365 clinical trials studying conditions such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis, and fibromyalgia. At our facility, the welfare of clinical trial patients is our utmost priority.

  • Patient Demographics:

    Currently Enrolling Clinical Trials:

    Axial Spondyloarthritis (1)
    Gout (1)
    Osteoarthritis (0)
    Psoriatic Arthritis (3)
    Rheumatoid Arthritis (2)
    Systemic Lupus Erythematous (2)
    ANCA Vasculitis (1)
    GCA Vasculitis (1)

  • Additional Information:

    Not Provided.

  • Contact Information:

    Patty Howenstine, MSN, FNP-BC

    Clinical Resarch Manager / Investigator

    2001 2nd Avenue, Suite 201

    Summerville, SC 29486 

    (843) 572-4840