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Michael Brit, M.D. Elizabeth Turner, M.D. OFFICE HOURS:
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Michael Brit, M.D. Elizabeth Turner, M.D. 423-778-4396 PHONE

University Rheumatology Associates specializes in treating arthritis and other diseases of the joints, muscles and bones. The physicians of University Rheumatology Associates, Elizabeth L. Turner, MD, FACR, and Michael Brit, MD, PhD, FACR, are board-certified in both internal medicine and rheumatology.

University Rheumatology Associates offers traditional therapies for rheumatic diseases, as well as newer biologic therapies and joint and soft tissue injections. Among the types of rheumatic diseases treated by University Rheumatology Associates are:

  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • psoriatic arthritis
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • scleroderma
  • osteoarthritis
  • inflammatory muscle diseases
  • vasculitis
  • gout
  • pseudogout
  • osteoporosis

Elizabeth L. Turner, MD, FACR
Dr. Turner received a medical degree and completed a residency in internal medicine from East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City. She continued her training with a fellowship in rheumatology from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville.

Michael Brit, MD, PhD, FACR
Dr. Brit earned his undergraduate, graduate and medical degrees from the Russian State Medical University. He also completed studies at the National Research Center for Transplant Surgery in Moscow. He finished an internship and a residency in internal medicine at Morristown Memorial Hospital in New Jersey and a fellowship in rheumatology at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.


University Rheumatology Associates
979 East Third Street
Suite 805 B
Chattanooga, TN 37403

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