Veena K. Ranganath, MD, MS
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Veena K. Ranganath, MD, MS

  • Rheumatology
Average rating: 5.0
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Westwood Specialty Care | 200 Medical Plaza, Suite 365, Los Angeles, CA 90095


Dr. Ranganath is the Co-Director of the UCLA Masters of Science in Clinical Research Program (MSCR) and Director of the Rheumatology Fellowship Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training Program. Dr. Ranganath is a native Los Angelean. After graduating from Drew/UCLA Medical School and completing her residency at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System in internal medicine, she returned to UCLA for Rheumatology Fellowship in 2003. She joined the UCLA faculty in 2005 and obtained MSCR at UCLA. Dr. Ranganath has a strong interest in clinical research in rheumatoid arthritis and in musculoskeletal imaging.

Additional Board Certifications
Rheumatology Board recertification, 2015




Medical Board Certification

Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2005


Rheumatology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2005


Internal Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 2003


MS, UCLA BioMath, 2010
MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 2000

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Rheumatoid arthritis
Musculoskeletal ultrasound


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In the News

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