Dr. Criner received a Doctorate in Medicine from Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed internal medicine internship and residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She completed rheumatology fellowship at UCLA Medical Center. She graduated from the Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists and is board certified by the American College of Rheumatology in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. Her clinical interests include diagnostic and therapeutic applications of ultrasound in rheumatic diseases. She enjoys caring for patients with autoimmune and musculoskeletal diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, scleroderma, Sjogren's syndrome, psoriatic arthritis, axial spondyloarthritis, inflammatory myositis, vasculitis, polymyalgia rheumatica, gout, CPPD arthritis, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis.