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Ernest Brahn, MD

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Ernest Brahn, MD

UCLA Physician Ernest Brahn, MD specializes in Rheumatology.
Specialty
Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Language Spoken
English
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
G42065
Contact
(310) 825-2448 Information and referral
Voted Best Doctor
Voted Super Doctor
PRACTICE LOCATION

Peter Morton Medical Building
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 365-B
Los Angeles, CA 90095

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Rheumatology, Arthritis Foundation - Massachusetts Chapter, 1983 - 1986
Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1982 - 1985
Immunology & Rheumatology, Brigham & Women's Hospital, 1981 - 1984
Residency
Internal Medicine, UCSF Medical Center, 1979 - 1981
Internship
Internal Medicine, UCSF Medical Center, 1978 - 1979
Medical Degree
MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 1978
CLINICAL INTEREST
General Rheumatology, Gout, Lupus, Myositis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spondylarthropathies, Vasculitis
AFFILIATION
Department Affiliation
Physician, Rheumatology and Arthritis
MORE INFORMATION
Additional Information

BIO

Dr. Brahn received his MD degree with Honors from the University of Chicago in 1978 and did his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco.  He then completed a Rheumatology & Immunology Fellowship at Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital and continued on as a member of the Harvard Medical School faculty prior to joining UCLA in 1986.

Dr. Brahn runs a biomedical research laboratory in molecular immunology as well as a clinical research program primarily interested in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. At the UCLA Medical Center, he is the Chair of the Clinical Laboratories Executive Committee and Director of the Rheumatology Training Program. Dr. Brahn has authored numerous biomedical publications and has served on the Editorial Board or as a scientific reviewer for 37 journals and organizations. He has worked in many capacities for the American College of Rheumatology, most recently a 3-year term as the web Editor and Chair of the Electronic Technologies Committee, Chair of the Natiional Scientific Abstract Selection Committee (Rheumatoid Arthritis Models), as well as Advisory Editor Arthritis & Rheumatism.

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