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The Rheumatology Group, LLC
2633 Napoleon Avenue, Suite 530, New Orleans, LA 70115
Merlin R Wilson, MD, FACP, FACR, a native of New Orleans, graduated from the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1968. At LSU, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Following a Residency in Internal Medicine at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Doctor Wilson completed a fellowship in Rheumatology at the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California. He served on the full-time faculty of the Tulane School of Medicine, after which he entered the private practice of rheumatology and allergy. He is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine, Rheumatology and Allergy-Immunology. While he sees patients with any rheumatologic problem, his particular interests are in systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and other connective tissue diseases. 

Austin M Fraser, MD, is a native of Baton Rouge. He graduated from the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport in 2007. Following a Residency in Internal Medicine at Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Doctor Fraser gained experience practicing Hospital Medicine at Ochsner Baptist for one year before completing his training with a Fellowship in Rheumatology at Ochsner. Doctor Fraser is Board Certified in Internal Medicine as well as in Rheumatology. He joined The Rheumatology Group, LLC in July of 2013.

Madelaine A Feldman, MD, FACR a native of New Orleans, graduated from the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1982. Following a Residency in Internal Medicine at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Doctor Feldman completed a fellowship in Rheumatology at Tulane. She is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. While she sees patients with any rheumatologic problem, her particular interests are in systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and other connective tissue diseases. 

Reginald D Sanders, MD, FACP, FACR, a native of Kentwood, Louisiana, graduated from the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1972. At LSU, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Following a Residency in Internal Medicine at the Earl K Long Memorial Hospital in Baton Rouge, Doctor Sanders completed a Fellowship in Rheumatology and Immunology at the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri. From 1977 until 1981, he was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. In 1981, he entered the private practice of rheumatology in New Orleans. He is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. While Doctor Sanders sees patients with any rheumatologic problems, his particular interests are in rheumatoid arthritis, gout and polymyalgia rheumatica/temporal arteritis.