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Michael George, MD, MSCE

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

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5 White Building
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Magna Cum Laude)
Harvard University, 2005.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2009.
University of Pennsylvania, 2016.
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Selected Publications

George MD, Baker JF, Winthrop K, Hsu JY, Wu Q, Chen L, Xie F, Yun H, Curtis JR: Risk for Serious Infection With Low-Dose Glucocorticoids in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis : A Cohort Study. Annals of Internal Medicine 173(11): 870-878, Dec 2020.

Liana Fraenkel, Joan M Bathon, Bryant R England, E William St Clair, Thurayya Arayssi, Kristine Carandang, Kevin D Deane, Mark Genovese, Kent Kwas Huston, Gail Kerr, Joel Kremer, Mary C Nakamura, Linda A Russell, Jasvinder A Singh, Benjamin J Smith, Jeffrey A Sparks, Shilpa Venkatachalam Michael E Weinblatt, Mounir Al-Gibbawi, Joshua F Baker, Kamil E Barbour Jennifer L Barton, Laura Cappelli, Fatimah Chamseddine, Michael George, Sindhu R Johnson, Lara Kahale, Basil S Karam, Assem M Khamis, Iris Navarro-Millán, Reza Mirza, Pascale Schwab, Namrata Singh, Marat Turgunbaev, Amy S Turner, Sally Yaacoub, Elie A Akl: 2021 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis & Rheumatology 73(7): 1108-1123, July 2021.

George MD, Baker JF, Banerjee S, Busch H, Curtis D, Danila M, Gavigan K, Kirby D, Merkel P, Munoz G, Nowell WB, Stewart P, Sunshine W, Venkatachalam S, Xie F, Curtis JR: Social Distancing, Health Care Disruptions, Telemedicine Use, and Treatment Interruption During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Patients With or Without Autoimmune Rheumatic Disease. ACR Open 3(6): 381-389, June 2021.

Baker JF, England BR, George MD, Cannon C, Sauer B, Ogdie A, Hamilton B, Hunter C, Duryee MJ, Thiele G, Mikuls TR: Disease activity, cytokines, chemokines and the risk of incident diabetes in rheumatoid arthritis. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 8: 566-572, May 2021.

Curtis JR, Ogdie A, George MD: Treatment Strategies for Patients With Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases. JAMA 325(17): 1726-1728, May 2021.

George MD, Danila M, Watrous D, Reddy S, Alper J, Xie F, Nowell WB, Kallich J, Clinton C, Saag K, Curtis JR: Disruptions in Rheumatology Care and the Rise of Telehealth in Response to the COVID19 Pandemic in a Community Practice-Based Network. Arthritis Care & Research 73(8): 1153-1161, Aug 2021.

Oldroyd A, Allard A, Callen J, Chinoy H, Chung L, Fiorentino D, George MD, Gordon P, Kolstad K, Kurtzman D, Machado P, McHugh N, Postolova A, Selva-O’Callaghan A, Schmidt H, Tansley S, Vleugels R, Werth V, Aggarwal R: A systematic review and meta-analysis to inform cancer screening guidelines in idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Rheumatology (Oxford) 60(6): 2615-2628, Jun 2021.

George MD, Baker JF, Wallace B, Chen L, Wu Q, Xie F, Yun H, Curtis JR: Variability in glucocorticoid prescribing for rheumatoid arthritis and the influence of provider preference on long-term use. Arthritis Care & Research 73(11): 1597-1605, Nov 2021.

George MD, Baker JF, Winthrop KL, Goldstein SD, Alemao E, Chen L, Wu Q, Xie F, Curtis JR.: Immunosuppression and the risk of readmission and mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis undergoing hip fracture, abdominopelvic and cardiac surgery. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 79(5): 573-580, May 2020.

George MD, Baker JF, Winthrop K, Alemao E, Chen L, Connolly S, Hsu JY, Simon TA, Wu Q, Xie F, Yang S, Curtis JR: Risk of Biologic Therapies and Glucocorticoids in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Undergoing Elective Arthroplasty. Annals of Internal Medicine 170(12): 825-836, July 2019.

Sehra S, George M, Wiebe D, Fundin S, Baker F: Cell Phone Activity in Categories of Places and Associations With Growth in Cases of COVID-19 in the US. JAMA Internal Medicine 180(12): 1614-1620, Dec 2020.

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