Sangmee Bae, MD
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Sangmee Bae, MD

  • Rheumatology
Westwood Specialty Care | 200 Medical Plaza, Suite 365, Los Angeles, CA 90095




Medical Board Certifications

Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2019
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015


Rheumatology, UCLA Medical Center - Rheumatology, 2019


Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2015


MS, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 2019
MD, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 2010


Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Medical Services



Dr. Bae is an active researcher in a variety of rheumatological conditions with a particular interest in inflammatory myositis and a member of the International Myositis Assessment and Clinical Studies Group

  1. Bae S, Charles-Schoeman C. "Oral cyclophosphamide in treatment of patients with refractory idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: a retrospective observational study" Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Aug;37(8):2113-2123
  2. Bartoli F, Bae S, Cometi L, Matucci Cerinic M, Furst DE. Sirukumab for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis: update on sirukumab, 2018. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2018 Jul;14(7):539-547. Epub 2018 Jul 4. Review.
  3. FitzGerald JD, Dalbeth N, Mikuls T, Brignardello-Petersen R, Guyatt G, Abeles AM, Gelber AC, Harrold LR, Khanna D, King C, Levy G, Libbey C, Mount D, Pillinger MH, Rosenthal A, Singh JA, Sims JE, Smith BJ, Wenger NS, Bae SS, Danve A, Khanna PP, Kim SC, Lenert A, Poon S, Qasim A, Sehra ST, Sharma TSK, Toprover M, Turgunbaev M, Zeng L, Zhang MA, Turner AS, Neogi T. "2020 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Management of Gout" Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020 Jun;72(6):744-760. doi: 10.1002/acr.24180
  4. Bae S, Lee Y, Shahbazian A, Wang J, Meriwether D, Golub I, Oganezian B, Dowd T, Reddy S, Charles-Schoeman C. "High Density Lipoprotein Function is Abnormal in Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies" Rheumatology (Oxford) 2020 Aug 24:keaa273. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/keaa273z
  5. Bae S. Chang L, Merkin S, Elashoff D, Ishigami J, Matsushita K, Charles-Schoeman C, "Major Lipids and Future Risk of Pneumonia: 20 year Observation of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study Cohort" Am J Med. 2020 Aug 16:S0002-9343(20)30698-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2020.07.022.
  6. Bae S, Oganesian B, Golub I, Charles-Schoeman C. "Statin use in patients with non-HMGCR idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: A retrospective study" Clin Cardiol. 2020 Jul;43(7):732-742. doi: 10.1002/clc.23375
  7. Bae S, Khanlou N, Charles-Schoeman C. "Cardiac Transplantation in Dermatomyositis: A case report and literature review" Human Pathology: Case reports Volume 8, June 2017, Pages 55-58


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  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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