Arthritis & Rheumatic Diseases

Mailing Address: Second Floor
1300 Crane Street
Menlo Park, CA 94025-4283
Contact Phone: (650) 498-6652
Days and Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

For the treatment of arthritis and autoimmune diseases, the Menlo Medical Clinic offers state-of-the art treatment in a highly personal and friendly environment. The Department of Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases is committed to involving patients in their own care and in actively following patients throughout their treatment over time.

The Department of Arthritis and Rheumatic Disease commonly sees patients with conditions such as:

  • Lupus
  • Scleroderma 
  • Dermatomyositis/Polymyositis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Vasculitis 
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Gout
  • Infectious diseases that affect the immune system
  • Osteoporosis

Both Dr. Cathy Riker and Dr. Amy Elliott  are board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. They treat adults and geriatric patients at the clinic, regularly attend conferences to discuss or hear about new therapeutic aporoaches and regularly teach medical residents from Stanford. This combination of patient care, professional consultation and academic involvement ensures that the care provided at Menlo Medical Clinic is of the highest quality and employs the latest medical advancements in the field.  If desired and appropriate, patients can also be referred to participate in current research studies at Stanford University Medical Center.

Prior to your appointment, it is helpful to prepare a list of medications you have taken in the past, if applicable, and any reaction you may have had to the treatment.


Department Practitioners

Cathy L. Riker, M.D.

Amy B. Elliott, M.D.