Isabelle Amigues, MD, MS, RhMSUS

Isabelle Amigues
Isabelle Amigues, MD, is a rheumatologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Amigues is in the Division of Rheumatology and Department of Medicine.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology

Special Interests

My research is focused on evaluating new approaches to better understand and treat patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. I am particularly interested in the interface between Rheumatoid Arthritis and lung disease. I treat a wide range of autoimmune disorders. I have a special interest in treating patients that develop lung manifestations of their autoimmune disorders.

In addition to treating rheumatologic conditions, I offer a procedure and Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound clinic once a week. During these clinics, I often see patients that are referred by other rheumatologists as well as other specialists to perform diagnostic and therapeutic evaluation and procedures which may require the use of ultrasound.

Education

Education
Faculte de Medecine de Pierre Benite, Universite Claude Bernard (Lyon, France), Doctor of Medicine, Specialty Rheumatology
Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI University (Paris, France), Master of Sciences
Saint Antoine Medical School, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI University (Paris, France), Medical School Diploma
Internships
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Mount Sinai Health System (New York, NY), Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine
Residency
Hospices Civils de Lyon (Lyon, France), Internal Medicine & Rheumatology
Fellowship
New-York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center (New York, NY), Rheumatology

Board Certification

2014: Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
2016: Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Rheumatology
2018: Diplomate of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Certification in Rheumatology (RhMSUS)

Professional Memberships

2018- Present: The American College of Rheumatology Committee on Communications and Marketing
2015-2017:  Elected Member, The Fellow Subcommittee and The American College of Rheumatology Committee on Ethics and Conflict of Interest
2014-Present: The American College of Rheumatology (ACR)
2011-2014: The American College of Physicians (ACP)
2008-2011: The European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM)
2006-2011: The National French Internal Medicine Society (SNFMI)

Publications

Myocardial Inflammation, Measured Using 18‐Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography‐Computed Tomography (FDG PET‐CT) is Associated with Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Morgenstern R, Amigues I, Giles JT, Bathon JM, Bokhari S Serial F-18 FDG PET to Track Coronary Artery Inflammation in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2017 Jan.

Perel-Winkler A, Belokovskaya R, Amigues I, Larusso M, Hussain N. A Case of Docetaxel induced myositis and review of the literature. Case Rep Rheumatol. 2015 Jul.

Lusa AL, Amigues I, Kramer HR, Dam TT, Giles JT. Indicators of walking speed in rheumatoid arthritis: relative influence of articular, psychosocial, and body composition characteristics. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015 Jan.

Lee YJ, Zheng J, Kolitsopoulos Y, Chung D, Amigues I, Son T, Choo K, Hester J, Giralt SA, Glezerman IG, Jakubowski AA, Papanicolaou GA. Relationship of BK polyoma virus (BKV) in the urine with hemorrhagiccystitis and renal function in recipients of T Cell-depleted peripheral blood and cord blood stem cell transplantations. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2014 Aug.

Pan N, Amigues I, Lyman S, Duculan R, Aziz F, Crow M, Kirou K. A surge in anti-dsDNA titer predicts a severe lupus flare within six months. Lupus. 2013 Dec.

Conflicts of Interest

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654
  • Fax: 303.270.2130

 

Locations

  • National Jewish Health Main Campus
    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

Patient Ratings

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
 

Provider showed concern
4.6

Friendliness
4.7

Spoke using clear language
4.7

Provider explained things clearly
4.5

Amount of time spent with you
4.4

Provider included you in decisions
4.5

Confidence in your doctor
4.5

Likelihood of recommending this provider
4.5
 

Comments

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National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2021
I find Dr. Amiques to be one of the best physicians that I have seen at National Jewish. She is so thorough and comprehensive that I have the utmost confidence in her. I feel grateful to be able to be a patient in her care.

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2021
She is definitely an asset to your team, she spent time with me and listened to all my medical history, I didn't feel like she was rushed to see her next patient, and she was willing to take the extra step to follow up with my main doctors. Empathic and exceeded my expectations

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2021
I'm completely satisfied with Isabelle Amigues! In the short time I have been her patient, I feel the best I have since my diagnosis! I've recommended National Jewish to many people!

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2021
Dr. Amigues is excellent!

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2021
Dr. Amigues has seriously changed my life. The treatment she has given me and the medications she prescribed are giving me a quality of life I have not had in years. She makes me cry happy tears!

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2021
I love seeing Dr. Imugues. She's very attentive and really takes care of me

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2021
Dr. Amigues is outstanding! All aspects of her care are excellent including her listening and communication

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2021
Best rheumatologist I have ever had in 5 different cities. Clear and caring.

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2021
Dr. Amigues has been wonderful. I came to her in "crisis" and with some very complex issues. She has walked with me throughout my complex medical. I highly recommend her.

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2021
Dr Amigues is fantastic. I cannot say enough nice things about her.

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