Dr. Tanaz Kermani is the Director of the Vasculitis Program at UCLA. She grew up in Mumbai and moved to the United States in 1996 after graduating high school to pursue higher education. She completed her training in Internal Medicine, Rheumatology at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. She joined the UCLA Health's Division of Rheumatology in 2012.
She sees patients with all rheumatological diagnoses and has a special interest and expertise in vasculitis. She completed additional training in vasculitis at the Mayo Clinic, as part of a prestigious Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium fellowship. She has expertise in vascular ultrasound for evaluation of patients with suspected giant cell arteritis. She is an active member of the vasculitis research community, with multiple ongoing national and international collaborations with vasculitis patient advocates and medical experts. She has published several vasculitis research studies.
Dr. Kermani is deeply concerned and invested in the well-being of her patients. Her approach is to listen to her patients, and provide them with the best treatment options so she and the patients can make joint decisions concerning the best way to proceed.
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Large-vessel manifestations of giant cell arteritis
Comorbidities and clinical course in giant cell arteritis
Outcome measures in large-vessel vasculitis