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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Kevin M. McKown, MD joined the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health faculty in 2000. He received his medical degree from the Wayne State University School of Medicine, where he also did his internship. After serving four years in the United States Navy as a primary care medical officer, Dr. McKown completed his internal medicine and rheumatology training at the University of Tennessee. Dr. McKown joined the faculty of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 1992.

Dr. McKown has been actively involved in medical education throughout his career. He is currently co-director of the UW internal medicine clerkship and program director of the UW rheumatology fellowship. Dr. McKown's areas of clinical interest include rheumatic manifestations of viral infections, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and scleroderma.


Rheumatology and Arthritis

Auto Immune Disorders



East Clinic
(608) 265-1280 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
West Clinic
(608) 263-7577 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Rheumatology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Rheumatology
Fellowship University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
Residency University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
Internship Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals, Detroit, MI
Medical School Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. McKown's current research interests are clinical aspects of scleroderma and stem cell transplantation therapy for autoimmune rheumatic disorders.

PubMed Articles
Angus S Vu TR Halvorsen AJ Aiyer M McKown K Chmielewski AF McDonald FS What skills should new internal medicine interns have in july? A national survey of internal medicine residency program directors. Acad Med . 2014 Mar;89(3):432-5
[PubMed ID: 24448042]
Mumm GE McKown KM Bell CL Antisynthetase syndrome presenting as rheumatoid-like polyarthritis. J Clin Rheumatol . 2010 Oct;16(7):307-12
[PubMed ID: 20859229]
Gowing EC McKown KM Myasthenia gravis in a patient with pauciarticular juvenile chronic arthritis. J Clin Rheumatol . 2002 Oct;8(5):269-72
[PubMed ID: 17041384]