I work closely with my patients to develop a shared diagnostic work-up and treatment plan.
Qualifications and experience
- Bones, Joints and Muscles, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Arthritis, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Bones, Joints and Muscles - Osteoporosis, Immune System, Immune System - Autoimmune Disorders, Immune System - Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatology
- Languages spoken
University of Alabama Medical Center (Birmingham) Program (1990)
West Virginia University Program (1984)
West Virginia University School of Medicine (1983)
West Virginia University Program (1987)
West Liberty State College (WV) (1979)
- Clinical interest for patients
I see the full spectrum of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases seen by Rheumatologists. My primary areas of focus that align with my research interests include patients with inflammatory forms of arthritis ( example, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis), osteoarthritis, and vasculitis (ANCA-associated vasculitis, giant cell arteritis, polyarteritis nodosa, leukocytoclastic vasculitis, etc).