Education

Fellowship
Rheumatology, Mayo Clinic, 2010
Residency
Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 2007
Internship
Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 2005
Degree
MD, New York Medical College, 2004

Medical Board Certifications

Rheumatology
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2009
Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007

State License

A118919
  • About Me

    About Me

    Dr. Kermani trained at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and joined the UCLA faculty in 2012. She sees patients with all rheumatologic diagnoses but has a special interest and expertise in vasculitis. Dr. Kermani spent two additional years training in vasculitis at Mayo Clinic as part of the Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium. She is an active member in the vasculitis community. She has ongoing research collaborations and several publications in large-vessel vasculitis.

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  • Locations

    UCLA Rheumatology Santa Monica

    (primary location)
    Address
    2020 Santa Monica Blvd
    Suite 540
    Santa Monica, California 90404
    Phone
    310-582-6350
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Rheumatology
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 2009
    Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007

    Education

    Fellowship
    Rheumatology, Mayo Clinic, 2010
    Residency
    Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 2007
    Internship
    Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 2005
    Degree
    MD, New York Medical College, 2004
  • Clinical Interests
    • General Rheumatology
    • Vasculitis
  • Research

    Research Interest

    Giant cell arteritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, Takayasu arteritis.

    Publications

    Select publications below. For a complete list, link to my PubMed publications »

    1. Kermani TA, Warrington KJ, Crowson CS, Ytterberg SR, Hunder GG, Gabriel SE, Matteson EL. Large-Vessel Involvement in Giant Cell Arteritis: A Population-Based Cohort Study of the Incidence-Trends and Prognosis. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 2013;72:1989-1994. PMID: 23253927.
    2. Kermani TA, Warrington KJ. Polymyalgia rheumatica. The Lancet. 2013;5:381:63-72. PMID 23051717.
    3. Schmidt J, Kermani TA, Crowson CS, Bacani AK, Cooper LT, Matteson EL, Warrington KJ. Diagnostic Features, Treatment and Outcomes of Takayasu Arteritis in a US Cohort of 126 Patients. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2013;88:822-30. PMID:23849994.
    4. Kermani TA, Schmidt J, Crowson CS, Ytterberg SR, Hunder GG, Matteson EL, Warrington KJ. Utility of Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate and C-Reactive Protein for the Diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2012;41(6):866-71. PMID:22119103.
    5. Kermani TA, Ham EK, Camilleri MJ, Warrington KJ. Polyarteritis nodosa-like vasculitis in association with minocycline-use: A single-center case series. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2012;42:213-21. PMID:22704357.
    6. Direskeneli H, Aydin SZ, Kermani TA, Matteson EL, Boers M, Herlyn K, Luqmani RA, Neogi T, Seo P, Suppiah R, Tomasson G, Merkel PA. Development of outcome measures for large-vessel vasculitis for use in clinical trials: opportunities, challenges, and research agenda. J Rheumatol. 2011;38(7):1471-9. PMID:21724719.
    7. Kermani TA, Schafer VS, Crowson CS, Hunder GG, Ytterberg SR, Matteson EL, Gabriel SE, Warrington KJ. Cancer preceding giant cell arteritis: a case-control study. Arthritis Rheum. 2010;62(6):1763-9. PMID:20191583. PMCID:2908278. NIHMS:218601.
    8. Kermani TA, Matteson EL, Hunder GG, Warrington KJ. Symptomatic lower extremity vasculitis in giant cell arteritis: a case series. J Rheumatol. 2009;36(10):2277-83. PMID:19755612.
  • News & Awards

    Awards

    • Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium Fellowship, January 2010 to December 2011
    • The Philip Showalter Hench Award for Excellence in Rheumatology, May, 2010