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.
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.