Sharon L. Kolasinski, M.D.

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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: 215-662-4333
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

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 20: S0049-0172, March 2021.

Kolasinski SL, Kloppenburg M: Management of Osteoarthritis. Rheumatology, 8th Ed. Hochberg MC, et al. (eds.). Elsevier, 2021 Notes: in press.

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

Kolasinski SL, Neogi T, Hochberg MC, Oatis C, Guyatt G, Block J, Callahan L, Copenhaver C, Dodge C, Felson D, Gellar K, Harvey WF, Hawker G, Herzig E, Kwoh CK, Nelson AE, Samuels J, Scanzello C, White D, Wise B, Altman RD, DiRenzo D, Fontanarosa J, Giradi G, Ishimori M, Misra D, Shah AA, Shmagel AK, Thoma LM, Turgunbaev M, Turner A, Reston J: 2019 American College of Rheumatology/Arthritis Foundation Guideline for the Management of Osteoarthritis of the Hand, Hip and Knee Arthritis & Rheumatology 72(2): 220-233, Feb 2020 Notes: (American College of Rheumatology Guidelines are published in both Arthritis & Rheumatology and Arthritis Care & Research).

Hinman RS, Allen KD, Bennell KL, Berenbaum F, Betteridge N, Briggs AM, Campbell PK, Dahlberg LE, Dziedzic KS, Eyles JP, Hunter DJ, Skou ST, Woolf A, Yu SP, van der Esch M.: Development of a core capability framework for qualified health professionals to optimise care for people with osteoarthritis: an OARSI initiative. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 28(2): 154-166, February 2020.

Kolasinski SL, Neogi T, Hochberg MC, Oatis C, Guyatt G, Block J, Callahan L, Copenhaver C, Dodge C, Felson D, Gellar K, Harvey WF, Hawker G, Herzig E, Kwoh CK, Nelson AE, Samuels J, Scanzello C, White D, Wise B, Altman RD, DiRenzo D, Fontanarosa J, Giradi G, Ishimori M, Misra D, Shah AA, Shmagel AK, Thoma LM, Turgunbaev M, Turner AS, Reston J.: 2019 American College of Rheumatology/Arthritis Foundation Guideline for the Management of Osteoarthritis of the Hand, Hip, and Knee. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 72(2): 149-162, February 2020 Notes: (American College of Rheumatology Guidelines are published in both Arthritis & Rheumatology and Arthritis Care & Research).

Kolasinski SL, Reston J: Reply to Velasco-Alvarez. Arthritis Care & Research 72(11): 1665, 2020.

Doaty S, Bitencourt N, Harvey W, Kolasinski S, Solow EB: Advocacy 101: Engaging Rheumatology Fellows in Health Policy and Advocacy. Arthritis Care Res 71(8): 1141-1145, August 2019.

Schorpion A, Kolasinski SL: Can Probiotic Supplements Improve Outcomes in Rheumatoid Arthritis? Current Rheumatology Reports 19(11): 73, November 2017.

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