Education

Fellowship
Rheumatology, Arthritis Foundation - Massachusetts Chapter, 1986
Fellowship
Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1985
Fellowship
Immunology & Rheumatology, Brigham & Women's Hospital, 1984
Residency
Internal Medicine, UCSF Medical Center, 1981
Internship
Internal Medicine, UCSF Medical Center, 1979
Degree
MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 1978

Medical Board Certifications

Rheumatology
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984
Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981

Gender

Male

State License

G42065
  • About Me

    About Me

    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.

  • Locations

    UCLA Specialty/Rheumatology

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite B365
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-825-2448
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Rheumatology
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984
    Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981

    Education

    Fellowship
    Rheumatology, Arthritis Foundation - Massachusetts Chapter, 1986
    Fellowship
    Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1985
    Fellowship
    Immunology & Rheumatology, Brigham & Women's Hospital, 1984
    Residency
    Internal Medicine, UCSF Medical Center, 1981
    Internship
    Internal Medicine, UCSF Medical Center, 1979
    Degree
    MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 1978
  • Clinical Interests
    • General Rheumatology
    • Gout
    • Myositis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Spondylarthropathies
    • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
    • Vasculitis