Lupus and APS Center of Excellence

Physicians and Staff


Jane E. Salmon, MDDoruk Erkan, MD, MPHKyriakos A. Kirou, MD, DSc, FACPMary K. Crow, MDAlana B. Levine, MDMichael D. Lockshin, MDJoseph A. Markenson, MDStephen A. Paget, MD, FACP, FACRLisa R. Sammaritano, MD
* Director
** Co-Director Mary Kirkland Center for Lupus Care


Mary K. Crow, MDDoruk Erkan, MD, MPHLionel B. Ivashkiv, MDKyriakos A. Kirou, MD, DSc, FACPCarol A. Mancuso, MD, FACPAlessandra Pernis, MDJane E. Salmon, MD

Adult Rheumatology Fellows:

Karima Becetti, MD
David Fernandez, MD
Shanthini Kasturi, MD
Reena Khianey, MD
Lindsey Lally, MD
Konstantinos Loupasakis, MD
Fardina Malik, MD
Elizabeth Schulman, MD
Kai Sun, MD

Collaborating Specialists:

Joanna L. Harp, MD – Weill Cornell Medical College

James Chevalier, MD – The Rogosin Institute, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Miriam Chung, MD – The Rogosin Institute, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Shari Gelber, MD, PhD – Weill Cornell Medical College

John Warren Barnhill, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Renal Pathology:
Surya V. Seshan, MB, BS – Weill Cornell Medical College

Center Manager:

Lupus Center Nurse Practitioner:

Rheumatology Social Work Manager:

Rheumatology Social Worker:

Lupus Line/Charla de Lupus Program Manager:
Jillian Rose, LMSW

LANtern (Lupus Asian Network) Manager:
My-Lan Tran, LCSW

SLE and APS Clinical Research Coordinators and Assistants

Aislinn Crank – SLE & APS Registry and Repository Coordinator (Dr. Jane Salmon)
Marta Guerra – PROMISSE Project Coordinator (Dr. Jane Salmon)
Elianna Kaplowitz – research Coordinator (Dr. Jane Salmon)
Leila Khalili – Clinical Research Coordinator (Dr. Kyriakos Kirou & Dr. May Crow)
Mari Lliguicota – Research Technician (Dr. Kyriakos Kirou & Dr. Mary Crow)
Glendalee Ramon – Clinical Research Coordinator (Dr. Doruk Erkan & Dr. Michael Lockshin)
JoAnn Vega – Clinical Research Coordinator (Dr. Doruk Erkan & Dr. Michael Lockshin)

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