John Varga, MD

Dr. Varga is director of the Northwestern Scleroderma Program and the John and Nancy Hughes Professor in the Division of Rheumatology at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. He is an internationally recognized expert in the diagnosis, treatment and study of fibrosis and scleroderma. Among numerous professional distinctions, he chairs the scientific and medical advisory board of the Scleroderma Foundation and the Basic Science Subcommittee of the American College of Rheumatology Planning Committee. He was also recognized as one of 50 “heroes” of the Arthritis Foundation and was the Scleroderma Foundation’s “doctor of the year” in 2006.