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

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).

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, Feb 2020 Notes: (American College of Rheumatology Guidelines are published in both Arthritis & Rheumatology and Arthritis Care & Research).

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.

Han BK, Kim W, Niu J, Basnyat S, Barshay V, Gaughan JP, Williams C, Kolasinski SL, Felson DT: Association of Chondrocalcinosis in Knee Joints is Associated with Pain and Synovitis: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Arthritis Care & Research 69(11): 1651-1658, November 2017.

Gandiga PC, Zhang J, Thomas P, Werth VP, Sangani S, Kolasinski SL,George MD.: Clinical Utilization Patterns and Performance of Commercial Myositis Autoantibody Panels in Routine Practice. Arthritis Rheumatol 69(S10): 2163, October 2017 Notes: Presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego CA.

Maheshwari A, Loizidis G, Agrawal M, Kolasinski SL: Massive Bullae in a Patient With Sjogren’s Syndrome. Presented at the Pennsylvania Rheumatology Society Meeting, Harrisburg PA September 2017.

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.

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.

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: http://acrabstracts.org/abstract/advocacy-101-engaging-rheumatology-fellows-in-health-policy-and-advocacy/. Presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington DC.

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