Sharon L. Kolasinski, M.D.

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Professor of Clinical Medicine (Rheumatology)
Attending, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Director for Rheumatology, Penn Musculoskeletal Center
Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Rheumatology
Penn Musculoskeletal Center
3737 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-4333
Education:
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
Osteoarthritis

Description of Clinical Expertise

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Osteoarthritis

Description of Other Expertise

Medical Education

Selected Publications

Dayno R, George M, DeQuattro K, Blum M, Kolasinski S, DiRenzo D: Description of Self-Efficacy for Managing Symptoms and Emotions in a Large Rheumatology Clinic Population. Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology 2024 Notes: In press.

Gray B, Gibbs A, Bowden JL, Eyles JP, Grace S, Bennell K, Geenen R, Kolasinski S, Barton C, Conaghan PG, McAlindon T, Géczy Q, Hunter DJ : Appraisal of Quality and Analysis of the Similarities and Differences between Osteoarthritis Clinical Practice Guideline Recommendations: A Systematic Review. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage 2024 Notes: In press.

Bhatt IJ, Tewkesbury GM, Dayno RM, Glaser J, Kolasinski SL, Shindler KS and JW Song: Ophthalmic Artery Vessel Wall Inflammation in a Patient with Giant Cell Arteritis Presenting with Vision Loss: A Case Report. J Neuro-Ophthalmology 00: 1-3, 2024.

Kolasinski, SL: Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches. Dubois' Lupus Erythematosus & Related Syndromes. Daniel J. Wallace, Bevra H. Hahn (eds.). Elsevier, 2024.

Gray B, Gibbs A, Bowden JL, Eyles JP, Grace S, Bennell K, Geenen R, Kolasinski S, Barton C, Conaghan P, McAlindon T, Bruyere O, Géczy Q, Hunter DL : Appraisal of Quality and Analysis of the Similarities and Differences between Osteoarthritis Clinical Practice Guideline Recommendations: A Systematic Review. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage 2024 Notes: (Presented at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International, Vienna Austria, April 2024).

Dayno R, George MD, Dequattro K, Blum M, Kolasinski S, DiRenzo D: Description of Self-Efficacy for Managing Symptoms and Emotions in a Large Rheumatology Clinic Population. Arthritis & Rheumatology 75(11), November 2023 Notes: (Presented at ACRConvergence 2023, annual scientific meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, San Diego, CA, November 2023).

Kolasinski SL, Kloppenburg M: Management of Osteoarthritis. Rheumatology, 8th Ed. Marc C. Hochberg, Ellen M Gravallese, Josef S. Smolen, Desiree van der Heijde, Michael E. Weinblatt, Michael H. Weisman (eds.). Elsevier, 2022.

Katz JD, Rose E, Poladian K, Kolasinski SL, KA Torralba: Medical Education Must Answer the Call for Diversity. The Rheumatologist Page: 25-27, July 2021.

King LK, Epstein J, Cross M, Buzzi M, Buttel T, Cembalo SM, Spitz E, Adams CL, Adebajo A, Bennell K, Blanco B, Courage U, Décary S, Gill M, Gill TK, Hajji R, Hinman RS, Jones A, Li LC, Mather K, Mani R, Nasef SI, Oo WM, Østerås N, Otobo TM, Ramiro S, Sharma S, April KT, Touma Z, Whittaker JL, Wluka AE, Grosskleg S, Hunter DJ, Shea B, Hawker GA, Callahan LF, March L, Guillemin F.: Endorsement of the Domains of Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis (OA) Flare: A Report from the OMERACT 2020 Inaugural Virtual Consensus Vote from the Flares in OA Working Group. Semin Arthritis Rheum 51(3): 618-622, June 2021.

Katz G, Kolasinski SL, Sundaram B, Loizidis G. : Elevated Cardiac Troponin T in Patients With Lupus Myositis Presenting With Non-Cardiac Chest Pain. Case Rep Rheumatol 23: 8884759, October 2020.

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Last updated: 04/25/2024
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