- Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)
- Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Systemic Lupus and Pregnancy
- Systemic Vasculitis
- Lupus and Pregnancy
Education & Training
- University of Michigan
- Northwestern Medical School, MD
- University of California, San Francisco, Internal Medicine
- University of California, San Francisco, Rheumatology
Dr. JoAnn Zell sees general rheumatology patients with a particular interest in those with systemic lupus erythematosus. She currently participates in clinical and health outcomes research and examines patient access to care and issues surrounding pregnancy and systemic lupus. She participates in medical school teaching at the University of Colorado and also works with trainees in rheumatology.
Dr. Zell received her medical school degree from Northwestern University in Chicago and trained in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at the University of California in San Francisco. She has received a medical student teaching award from the University of Colorado.
American Board of Internal Medicine American Board of Rheumatology
Affiliations with the University of Colorado Denver
American College of Rheumatology
American College of Physicians
Gillis JZ, Panopalis P, Schmajuk G, Ramsey-Goldman R. Quality Indicators for Pregnancy and Reproductive health in systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Care Res 02 Aug 2010 Arth Care and Research Jan 2011. PMID 20734353.
Yazdany, J, Trupin, L, Kaiser, R, Schmajuk, G, Gillis, JZ, Chakravarty.E, Schwartz, B. Contraceptive counseling and use among women with systemic lupus erythematosus. A gap in heath care quality?. Arth Care Res. Nov 15 2010. PMID 20391487.
Yazdany J, Tonner C, Trupin L, Panopalis P, Gillis JZ, Hersh AO, Julian LJ, Katz PP, Criswell LA, Yelin EH. Provision of preventative health care in systemic lupus erythematosus: data from a large observational cohort study. Arthritis Res Ther. 2010;12 (3):R84 Epub 2010 May 12 PMID 20462444.
Panopalis P, Gillis JZ, Yazdany J, Trupin L, Hersh A, Julian L, Criswell LA, Katz P, Yelin E. Frequent use of the Emergency Department by Persons with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2010 Mar;62(3):401-8. PMID:20391487.
Fischer, A, Swigris,J, Du Bois, R, Lynch, D, Downey, G, Cosgrove, G, Frankel, S, Gillis, JZ, Fernandez, Perez, E, Brown, K.Anti-synthetase syndrome in ANA and anti Jo-1 negative patients presenting with interstitial pneumonia. Resp Med. Nov 103(11) 1719-24. 2009. PMID 19497723.