About Our AZ

Rheumatology Clinic

Summit Rheumatology is a premier rheumatology practice in Phoenix Valley established to serve the needs of our community. Our Arizona rheumatologists aim to improve our patients’ lives through compassionate, individualized treatment plans with a focus on remission and prevention.

About Summit Rheumatology

Our team of Arizona rheumatology specialists provides transformative care for the diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of rheumatic and immune-mediated diseases, gout, and osteoporosis. Summit sees the patient first, not your diagnosis. We strive to offer the most comprehensive rheumatologic care in Arizona to help you reach your lifestyle goals.

We have a unique focus on preventing disease progression, promoting healing, and maintaining remission while using medical and holistic treatment options. Summit Rheumatology is dedicated to implementing the most up-to-date and evidence-based treatments while providing the highest quality services for the best value in Phoenix Rheumatology.

Our Team

We understand that each patient is unique. That’s why our Arizona rheumatology specialists create treatment plans that foster shared decision-making and a team approach. We want to see each of our patients thrive despite their diagnosis.

Meet Our Arizona Rheumatology Specialists

Dr. Brittany Panico Rheumatology

Dr. Brittany Panico, DO

Chief of Rheumatology

Peter Hennis, NP

Rheumatology Specialist

Rita Gonzalez, NP

Rheumatology Specialist

Sylvia Phommalinh, PA

Rheumatology Specialist

Dr. Panico is a thorough, thoughtful, and kind rheumatologist...She takes time with you and is empathetic to your concerns...I appreciate her calm, encouraging manner.
Dr. Panico is a thorough, thoughtful, and kind rheumatologist...She takes time with you and is empathetic to your concerns...I appreciate her calm, encouraging manner.
Dr. Panico #2
[Dr. Panico’s] guidance in my healthcare journey gives me great independence in my treatment ...I look forward to the insight each appointment brings and am so grateful to be under her care.
[Dr. Panico’s] guidance in my healthcare journey gives me great independence in my treatment...I look forward to the insight each appointment brings and am so grateful to be under her care.
Dr. Panico #1
All the staff I was in contact with were friendly, helpful and professional. Dr. Panico was fantastic, she took plenty of time and really listened to me. I highly recommend them.
All the staff I was in contact with were friendly, helpful and professional. Dr. Panico was fantastic, she took plenty of time and really listened to me. I highly recommend them.
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