Chief

Christina Charles-Schoeman, MD

Christina Charles-Schoeman, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(59 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Areas of Focus
Antisynthetase syndrome
Rheumatoid arthritis
Polymyositis
Accepting new patients

Associate Chief

Maureen A. McMahon, MD

Maureen A. McMahon, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(40 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Accepting new patients

Clinical Chief

John D. Fitzgerald, MD, PhD, MBA

John D. Fitzgerald, MD, PhD, MBA

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(78 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Areas of Focus
Pseudogout
Gout
Crystalline arthritis
Accepting new patients

Associate Clinical Chief

Yaqoot Khan, DO

Yaqoot Khan, DO

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(226 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Accepting new patients

Valley and Regional Lead

Rania M. Shammas, MD

Rania M. Shammas, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(301 ratings)  
Primary Location
Burbank Rheumatology & Endocrinology
2625 West Alameda Avenue
Suite 518
Burbank, California 91505
Accepting new patients

Santa Monica Lead

Tanaz A. Kermani, MD

Tanaz A. Kermani, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(215 ratings)  
Primary Location
Santa Monica Rheumatology
2020 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 540
Santa Monica, California 90404
Areas of Focus
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis
Vasculitis
Takayasu arteritis
Accepting new patients

Program Director

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Jennifer M. Grossman, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(109 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Accepting new patients

Associate Program Director

Heather E. Bukiri, MD

Heather E. Bukiri, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(87 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Areas of Focus
Interstitial lung disease
Systemic scleroderma
Scleroderma
Accepting new patients

EDI Director

Geraldine M. Navarro, MD

Geraldine M. Navarro, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(336 ratings)  
Primary Location
Santa Clarita Tourney Road Primary & Specialty Care
27235 Tourney Road
Suite 2500
Valencia, California 91355
Accepting new patients

Physicians

Thanda Aung, MD, MS

Thanda Aung, MD, MS

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(270 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Areas of Focus
Uveitis
Rheumatoid arthritis
Osteoporosis
Sangmee Bae, MD

Sangmee Bae, MD

Rheumatology
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Accepting new patients
Ramandeep Bains, MD

Ramandeep Bains, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(263 ratings)  
Primary Location
Santa Clarita Tourney Road Primary & Specialty Care
27235 Tourney Road
Suite 2500
Valencia, California 91355
Accepting new patients
Chesca C. Barrios, MD

Chesca C. Barrios, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(37 ratings)  
Primary Location
Burbank Rheumatology & Endocrinology
2625 West Alameda Avenue
Suite 518
Burbank, California 91505
Accepting new patients
Ernest Brahn, MD

Ernest Brahn, MD

Rheumatology
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Accepting new patients
Kristal S. Choi, MD

Kristal S. Choi, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(133 ratings)  
Primary Location
Santa Monica Rheumatology
2020 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 540
Santa Monica, California 90404
Accepting new patients
Karla M. Criner, MD

Karla M. Criner, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(197 ratings)  
Primary Location
Torrance Lomita Specialty Care
3500 Lomita Boulevard
Suite M100
Torrance, California 90505
Accepting new patients
Tamara G. Dahhan, DO

Tamara G. Dahhan, DO

Rheumatology
Primary Location
Porter Ranch Primary & Specialty Care
19950 Rinaldi Street
Suite 300
Porter Ranch, California 91326
Accepting new patients
Lauren M. Freid, MD

Lauren M. Freid, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(264 ratings)  
Primary Location
Ventura Primary & Specialty Care
6633 Telephone Road
Suite 100
Ventura, California 93003
Accepting new patients
Mark E. Hall, MD

Mark E. Hall, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(251 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westlake Village Triunfo Primary & Specialty Care
141 Triunfo Canyon Road
Suite 110
Westlake Village, California 91361
Accepting new patients
Jordan M. Jacquez, MD

Jordan M. Jacquez, MD

Rheumatology
Primary Location
Westlake Village Triunfo Primary & Specialty Care
141 Triunfo Canyon Road
Suite 110
Westlake Village, California 91361
Areas of Focus
Primary care
Accepting new patients
Suzanne Kafaja, MD

Suzanne Kafaja, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(74 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Areas of Focus
Scleroderma lung disease
Eosinophilic fasciitis
Morphea arthritis
Accepting new patients
Marian Kaldas, MD

Marian Kaldas, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(273 ratings)  
Primary Location
Torrance Lomita Specialty Care
3500 Lomita Boulevard
Suite M100
Torrance, California 90505
Accepting new patients
Tanaz A. Kermani, MD

Tanaz A. Kermani, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(215 ratings)  
Primary Location
Santa Monica Rheumatology
2020 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 540
Santa Monica, California 90404
Areas of Focus
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis
Vasculitis
Takayasu arteritis
Accepting new patients
Maryann Kimoto, DO

Maryann Kimoto, DO

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.8
(244 ratings)  
Primary Location
Torrance Lomita Specialty Care
3500 Lomita Boulevard
Suite M100
Torrance, California 90505
Accepting new patients
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Jennifer K. King, MD, PhD

Rheumatology
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Kathleen Kolstad, MD, PhD

Kathleen Kolstad, MD, PhD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(288 ratings)  
Primary Location
Montecito Primary & Specialty Care
1187 Coast Village Road
Suite 10B
Montecito, California 93108
Accepting new patients
Eric Liu, MD

Eric Liu, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(122 ratings)  
Primary Location
Beverly Hills Cardiology
8641 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 102
Beverly Hills, California 90211
Areas of Focus
Knee osteoarthritis
Arthritis of knee
Ankylosing spondylitis
Accepting new patients
William J. Martin, MD

William J. Martin, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(277 ratings)  
Primary Location
Encino Specialty Care
15503 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 170
Encino, California 91436
Areas of Focus
Rheumatoid arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis
Pseudogout
Accepting new patients
Maureen A. McMahon, MD

Maureen A. McMahon, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(40 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Accepting new patients
Courtney A. O'Brien, DO

Courtney A. O'Brien, DO

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(213 ratings)  
Primary Location
Simi Valley Primary & Specialty Care
2655 1st Street
Suite 380
Simi Valley, California 93065
Accepting new patients
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Sravani Penumarty, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(176 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Accepting new patients
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Olga N. Popel, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(317 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westlake Village Triunfo Primary & Specialty Care
141 Triunfo Canyon Road
Suite 110
Westlake Village, California 91361
Accepting new patients
Deepa Ragesh Panikkath, MD

Deepa Ragesh Panikkath, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(110 ratings)  
Primary Location
San Luis Obispo Primary & Specialty Care
892 Aerovista Place
Suite 210
San Luis Obispo, California 93401
Accepting new patients
Veena K. Ranganath, MD, MS

Veena K. Ranganath, MD, MS

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(40 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Areas of Focus
Rheumatoid arthritis
Musculoskeletal ultrasound
Accepting new patients
Amir A. Razmjou, MD, MS

Amir A. Razmjou, MD, MS

Rheumatology
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Accepting new patients
Ram R. Singh, MD

Ram R. Singh, MD

Rheumatology
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Accepting new patients
Mihaela B. Taylor, MD

Mihaela B. Taylor, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(261 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Accepting new patients
Benedict K. Tiong, MD

Benedict K. Tiong, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(180 ratings)  
Primary Location
Santa Monica Rheumatology
2020 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 540
Santa Monica, California 90404
Accepting new patients
Linh Y. Truong, MD

Linh Y. Truong, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(139 ratings)  
Primary Location
Santa Monica Rheumatology
2020 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 540
Santa Monica, California 90404
Accepting new patients
Elizabeth R. Volkmann, MD, MS

Elizabeth R. Volkmann, MD, MS

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(61 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Areas of Focus
Pulmonary hypertension associated connective tissue disease
Pulmonary fibrosis
Interstitial lung disease
Accepting new patients
Chen Xie, MD

Chen Xie, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(138 ratings)  
Primary Location
Downtown Los Angeles Primary & Specialty Care
700 West 7th Street
Suite S270
Los Angeles, California 90017
Areas of Focus
Pseudogout
Osteoarthritis
Gout
Accepting new patients
Howard H. Yang, MD

Howard H. Yang, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(126 ratings)  
Primary Location
Santa Monica Rheumatology
2020 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 540
Santa Monica, California 90404
Accepting new patients
Lisa Zhu, MD

Lisa Zhu, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
(113 ratings)  
Primary Location
Encino Specialty Care
15503 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 170
Encino, California 91436
Accepting new patients

Emeritus Professors

Philip J. Clements, MD

Philip J. Clements, MD

Rheumatology
Accepting new patients
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Alan H. Gorn, MD

Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
(83 ratings)  
Primary Location
Westwood Specialty Care
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 365
Los Angeles, California 90095
Accepting new patients