Sharon L. Kolasinski

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Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Rheumatology
Penn Musculoskeletal Center
3737 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 294-9347
BA (Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1978.
MRP (Regional Planning)
University of Pennsylvania, 1981.
MD (Medicine)
New York University School of Medicine, 1985.
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Description of Research Expertise

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Description of Clinical Expertise

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Description of Other Expertise

Medical Education

Selected Publications

Doaty S, Kolasinski SL, Harvey WF, Cooper A, Solow EB : Advocacy 101: Engaging Rheumatology Fellows in Health Policy and Advocacy. Arthritis Rheumatol 68 (suppl 10), November 2016 Notes: Presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington DC.

Berman JR, O’Rourke KS, Kolasinski SL, Aizer J, Wheatley M, Battistone MJ, Siaton B, Criscione-Schreiber L, Pillinger MH and DM Lazaro: The Rheumatology Research Foundation Clinician Scholar Educator Award: Fifteen Years Promoting Rheumatology Educators and Education. Arthritis Care & Research 68(11): 1591-1597, November 2016 Notes: In press.

Kolasinski SL, Chi AS, Lopez-Garib AJ: Current Perspectives on Imaging in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic Sclerosis, and Dermatomyositis/Polymyositis. Rheumatic Disease Clinics of North America. Weiss PF (eds.). Elsevier, 42(4): 711-732, November 2016.

Han BK, Kim W, Niu J, Basnyat S,Barshay V, Williams C,Guermazi A, Kolasinski SL, Felson DT: Comparison of Synovitis on MRI and Pain in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients with and without Chondrocalcinosis: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) Arthritis & Rheumatology. 67(10), November 2015.

Kuzyshyn H, Feinstein D, Kolasinski SL, Eid H.: Osseous Sarcoidosis: A Case Series. Rheumatology International 35(5): 925-33, May 2015.

Basnyat S, Kolasinski SL: Ayurvedic Medicine for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Current Rheumatology Reports 16(8): 435, August 2014.

Kolasinski SL. : Food, Drink and Herbs: Alternative Therapies for Gout. Current Rheumatology Reports 16(4): 409, April 2014.

Oddis CV, Reed AM, Aggarwal R, Rider LG, Ascherman DP, Levesque MC, Barohn RJ, Feldman BM, Harris-Love MO, Koontz DC, Fertig N, Kelley SS, Pryber SL, Miller FW, Rockette HE: Rituximab in Myositis (RIM) Study Group: Rituximab in the treatment of refractory adult and juvenile dermatomyositis and adult polymyositis: A randomized, placebo-phase trial. Arthritis Rheum 65(2): 314-324, 2013.

Yachoui R, Kolasinski SL, Han BK: Intractable vomiting as the initial presentation of lupus-related neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. J Clin Rheum 19(3): 154-55, 2013.

Han K, Traisak P, Bhatia R, Milcarek B, Hunter K, Schorr C, Eid H, Feinstein D, Cronin P, Kolasinski S: Clinical presentations and outcomes in systemic lupus erythematosus patients admitted to the intensive care unit. Lupus 22(7): 690-6, 2013.

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