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Chris T Derk, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Fellowship Program Director, Division of Rheumatology
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Rheumatology
300 S Atrium
PCAM Bldg
3400 Spruce street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2792
Fax: 215-662-4500
Education:
AA
Harrisburg Area Community College, 1988.
BS (Pre-Medicine)
Pennsylvania State University, 1990.
MD
Thomas Jefferson University, 1994.
MS (Pharmacology)
Thomas Jefferson University, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Medicine, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA, 1994-1995.
Resident, Medicine, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA, 1995-1997.
NIH Research Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Rheumatology and Orthopedic Research, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 2001-2003.
Fellow, Rheumatology, , Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 2001-2003.
K30 Clinical Research Pharmacology MS degree, Thomas Jefferson College of Graduate Studies, Philadelphia, PA, 2002-2006.
Certifications
Rheumatology, 2003.
Rheumatology, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Kelly, A; Derk CT: Anti-RNA polymerase III antibodies in Systemic Sclerosis. Open Journal of Rheumatology and Autoimmune Diseases 5: 81-86, Aug 2015.

Abraham M, Derk CT: Anti-Ribosomal- P antibodies in lupus nephritis, neuropsychiatric lupus, lupus hepatitis and Chaga's disease: promising yet limited in clinical utility. Rheumatol Int 35(1): 27-33, Jan 2015.

Sehra, S; Kelly, A, Baker J, Derk CT: Predictors of inpatient mortality in patient with systemic sclerosis: a case control study. American College of Rheumatology, Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston. Poster Presentation Nov 2014.

Mecoli C, Purohit S, Sandorfi N, Derk CT: Mortality, Recurrence, and hospital course of patients with systemic sclerosis-related acute intestinal pseudo-obstruction. J Rheumatol 41(10): 2049-54, Oct 2014.

Hsu VM, Chung L, Hummers LK, Wigley F, Simms R, Bolster M, Silver R, Fischer A, Hinchcliff ME, Varga J, Goldberg AZ, derk CT, Schiopu E, Khanna D, Shapiro LS, Domsic RT, Medsger T, Mayes MD, Furst D, Csuka ME, Molitor JA, Alkassab F, Steen VD. : Development of pulmonary hypertension in a high-risk population with systemic sclerosis in the Pulmonary Hypertension Assessment and Recognition of Outcomes in Scleroderma (PHAROS) cohort study. Semin Arthritis Rheum 44(1): 55-62, Aug 2014.

Saketkoo LA, Mittoo S, Huscher D, Khanna D, Dellaripa PF, Distler O, Flaherty KR, Frankle S, Oddis CV, denton CP, Fischer A, Kowal-Bielecka OM, LeSage D, Merkel PA, Phillips K, Pittrow D, Swigris J, Antoniou K, Baughman RP, Castelino FV, Christmann RB, Christopher-sStine L, Collard HR, Cottin V, Danoff S, Highland KB, Hummers L, Shah AA, Kim DS, Lynch DA, Miller FW, Prodman SM, Richeldi L, Ryu JH, Sandorfi N, Sarver C, Wells AU, Strand V, Matterson EL, Brown KK, Seibold JR, and CTD-ILD Special Interest Group. : Connective tissue disease related interstitial lung disease and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: provisional core sets of domains and instruments for use in clinical trials. Thorax 69(5): 428-36, May 2014.

Saketkoo LA, Mittoo S, Frankle S, LeSage D, Sarver C, Phillips K, strand V, Matterson EL and OMERACT Connective Tissue Disease-Interstitial Lung Diseases Working Group. : Reconciling Healthcare Professional and Patient Perspectives in the Development of Disease Activity and Response Criteria in Connective Tissue Disease-related Interstitial Lung Diseases. J Rheumatol 41(4): 792-8, April 2014.

Chung L, Domsic RT, Lingala B, Alkassab F, Bolster M, Csuka ME, Derk C,Fischer A, Frech T, Furst DE, Gomberg-Maitland M, Hinchcliff M, Hsu V, Hummers LK, Khanna D, Medsger TA, Molitor JA, Preston IR, Schiopu E, Shapiro L, Silver R, Simms R, Varga J, Gordon JK, steen VD: Survival and predictors of mortality in systemic sclerosis associated pulmonary arterial hypertension; outcomes from the PHAROS registry. Arthritis Care Res 66(3): 489-95, Mar 2014.

Gnrenassia E, Avouac J, Khanna D, Derk CT, Distler O, Suliman YA, Airo P, carreira PE, Foti R, Granel B, Berenze A, Cabane J, Ingegnoli F, Rosato E, Caramschi P, Hesselstrand R, Walker UA, Alegre-Sancho JJ, Zarrouk V, Agard C, Riccieri V, Schiopu E, Gladue H, Steen VD, Allanore Y. : Prevalence, correlates and outcomes of gastric antral vascular ectasia in systemic sclerosis: A EUSTAR case-control study. Journal of Rheumatology 41(1): 99-105, Jan 2014.

Perel-Winkler AC, Derk CT: Diffuse cutaneous mucinosis in dermatomyositis: a case report and review of the literature. Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine(938414), 1-6, 2014.

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