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

Kolasinski SL: Imaging in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Dermatomyositis/Polymyositis and Scleroderma. Rheumatic Disease Clinics of North America 2016 Notes: In press.

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 2016 Notes: In press.

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 and Feinstein D: Mycoplasma pneumoniae with atypical Stevens-Johnson syndrome: A diagnostic challenge. Case Rep Infect Dis 2013: 457161, 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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Last updated: 08/10/2016
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