Mona Al Mukaddam, M.D., M.S.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

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3rd floor Penn Medicine University City
3737 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-9905
American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 2001.
American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 2005.
University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, 2013.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Metabolic bone and calcium disorders including osteoporosis, Paget's disease, hypo- and hyper-parathyroidism as well as bone diseases related to transplant, medications (example aromatase inhibitors and glucocorticoids) and iron overload.
Rare bone disease including Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva and hypophosphatasia.

Description of Research Expertise

Clinical research in Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva.
Evaluation of osteoporosis and the effects of treatment/diseases on "bone quality" using high resolution imaging of bone (uMRI).

Selected Publications

Agarwal R, Sayani F, Elsibai MS, Al Mukaddam M : Prevalence and Risk factors for Low Bone Mineral Density in Transfusion Dependent Anemia American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Meeting, Montreal, Canada September 2018 Notes: Manuscript submitted to Annals of Hematology.

Dhaliwal R, Foster NC, Boyle C, Al Mukaddam M, Weinstock RS, Rickels MR, Shah VN, DiMeglio LA: Determinants of fracture in adults with type 1 diabetes in the USA: Results from the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry. J Diabetes Complications Sept 2018.

Frederick S. Kaplan, Edward C. Hsiao, Geneviève Baujat, Richard Keen, Carmen De Cunto,Maja Di Rocco, Matthew A. Brown, Mona M. Al Mukaddam, Donna R. Grogan, and Robert J.Pignolo: Palovarotene Reduces New Heterotopic Ossification in Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Meeting, Montreal, Canada September 2018.

Shah VN, Wu M, Foster N, Dhaliwal R, Al Mukaddam M: Severe hypoglycemia is associated with high risk for falls in adults with type 1 diabetes. Archives of Osteoporosis June 2018.

Lori McLeer Maloney, Jeremy Flood, Naji Alamuddin, Mona Al Mukaddam: Findings from a Diabetes Support Group: A Pilot Study. American Diabetes Association Meeting, Orlando, Florida June 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation

Robert J. Pignolo, Mona Al Mukaddam: Evaluation of Bone Fragility and Fracture Prevention Fractures in the Elderly, 2nd Edition 2018.

Agarwal R,Kallish S,Al Mukaddam M: Hypoparathyroidism due to 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Presenting as Acute Cardiomyopathy. AACE Clinical Case Reports 2018 Notes: Accepted for publication for Nov/Dec 2018 issue

Frederick S. Kaplan, Robert J. Pignolo, Mona Al Mukaddam, Eileen M. Shore : Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva and Other Forms of Heterotopic Calcification. Primer on Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, 9th Edition 2018.

Kaplan FS, Zeitlin L, Dunn SP, Benor S, Hagin D, Al Mukaddam M, Pignolo RJ: Acute and Chronic Rapamycin Use in Patients with Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva: A Report of Two Cases. Bone December 2017.

Gupta RR, Delai PLR, Glaser DL, Rocke DM, Al Mukaddam M, Pignolo RJ, Kaplan FS: Prevalence and risk factors for kidney stones in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva. Bone December 2017.

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