Lake Norman Arthritis Specialists is a consultative, rheumatology practice serving greater Lake Norman and surrounding areas. We work closely with primary care physicians, internists, family medicine doctors, and other specialists to provide the best quality care to our patients.

We are sensitive to the needs of our patients. Our offices are conveniently located with ample parking and easy accessibility for those with physical limitations. We are accepting new patients and participate with most insurance plans.


Daniel L. Kirby, MD, FACR

Dr. Daniel L. Kirby is board-certified in rheumatology and has practiced for over 15 years in the Charlotte-Metro area. He earned his medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine and completed his residency at Shands Teaching Hospital, both in Gainesville, Florida. He completed his rheumatology fellowship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado.

Dr. Kirby takes a compassionate and individualized approach to treatment options for his patients. He utilizes state of the art diagnostic practices and offers in-office IV infusion therapy. Dr. Kirby is the principal investigator for a number of research trials offering innovative therapies often only available otherwise in academic institutions.

Dr. Kirby works closely with each patient’s primary care physician in an effort to coordinate the best treatment plan possible based on each patient’s unique needs.

Medical School
University of Florida College of Medicine – Gainesville, Florida

Shands Teaching Hospital – Gainesville, Florida

Rheumatology Fellowship
University of Colorado, Health Sciences Center – Denver, Colorado