Thomas Klausmeier, MD

Thomas Klausmeier, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine
Chief, Department of Pediatrics, Eskenazi Hospital, Indianapolis
Attending Rheumatologist, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

Phone: 317-274-2172
Email: tklausme@iu.edu
699 Riley Hospital Drive, RR307
Indianapolis, IN 46202         



Pediatric Rheumatology
General Pediatrics

Areas of Interest

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis; Auto inflammatory Conditions; Periodic Fever Syndromes; Childhood Scleroderma; Juvenile Dermatomyositis


Dr. Klausmeier has worked in Pediatric Rheumatology since joining the Department of Pediatrics in 1990. He worked with the adult rheumatologist when there was no pediatric rheumatology presence at Riley. He is an outstanding clinician and educator. He adds a wealth of wisdom in general pediatrics to our rheumatology group. During his 60-70% of time when he is not in rheumatology, he is Chief of Pediatrics at the Eskenazi Hospital across the IU campus.

1982 BS, University of Souther Indiana
1986 MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
1989 Pediatric Residency, Indiana University School of Medicine

Honors & Awards

Indiana University School of Medicine Trustee Teaching Award
AOA Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society


Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
Riley Outpatient Center (ROC), MSA3
705 Riley Hospital Drive, 3rd floor
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Research & Grants


Sturm L A, Zimet G D, Klausmeier T L: "Talking with Concerned Parents about Immunizations" Zero to Three; May 2010, Vol 30, No 5, pgs 11-17

Kim P S, Klausmeier T L, Orr D P: "Reactive Arthritis: A Review" The Journal of Adolescent Health; April 2009, Vol 44, No 4, pgs 309-315