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Expert Details

Rheumatology, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Internal Medicine

ID: 726907 Pennsylvania, USA

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Expert has practiced Clinical Rheumatolgy for over 30 years, with specific experience treating large numbers of patients with rheumatoid arthritis and other related conditions. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and he has published peer review literature and frequently lectures to primary care physicians. He has particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory arthritis, conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, spondylitis and crystalline arthritis (e.g. gout). Rheumatologists diagnose and treat diseases that affect the joints, soft tissue and connective tissues. Many of these conditions result from autoimmune disorders, including rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma and systemic lupus erythematosus.

Expert is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and he is affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret. He completed his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, residency at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, and fellowship at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1976 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Year: 1972 Degree: BS Subject: Zoology (Honors) Institution: University of Michigan

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1981 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: MD Department:
Primarily involved in the clinical practice of rheumatology, and serves as the managing partner of the practice.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American College of Physicians (Associate, Member, Fellow)
Allegheny County Medical Society
Pennsylvania Medical Society
American Rheumatism Association/American College of Rheumatology (Member, Fellow)
American Medical Association
American Geriatric Society
Licenses / Certifications
Medical Licensure:
MD, Pennsylvania (1977)

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine (1979)
Rheumatology (1982)
Added Qualifications in Geriatrics (1988-1998)
Professional Appointments
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Awards / Recognition
AOA, Phi Beta Kappa
Judy Finklestein Memorial Award (Rheumatology Research – Commonwealth of Pennsylvania)
Consumers’ Research Council of America – “Guide to America’s Top Physicians” (3 years)
American Physicians Recognition Award
Medical / Professional
University of Pittsburgh School of Medcine/Presbyterian University Hospital
6 clinical studies
Publications and Patents Summary
29 presentations/lectures
28 publications

Fields of Expertise

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