Liudmila Kastsianok, MD, RhMSUS Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Liudmila Kastsianok, MD, is a rheumatologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Kastsianok is in the Division of Rheumatology and Department of Medicine. Assistant Professor Department of Medicine Division of Rheumatology 5280 Top Doctors 2022 Previously a 5280 Top Doctor America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars 245 Patient Ratings 63 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Department of Medicine Division of Rheumatology Scleroderma Program Specialties & Conditions Ankylosing Spondylitis Behcet's Disease Giant Cell Arteritis Inflammatory Myopathy Psoriatic Arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Scleroderma / Systemic Sclerosis (SSC) Sjögren's Syndrome (SS) Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma) Vasculitis Special Interests Research Interests Inflammatory myopathies, scleroderma, connective tissue associated interstitial lung disease, MKS ultrasound use for diagnostic and management of rheumatologic conditions. See More View Publications News & Videos Rheumatologist Dr. Liudmila Kastsianok Joins National Jewish Health Education Education Belarusian State Medical University, Medical School Internships 2012 - 2013 St. Mary's Health Center Residency Program, Saint Louis, Missouri, Internal Medicine Residency Residency 2013 - 2015 St. Mary's Health Center Residency Program, Saint Louis, Missouri, Internal Medicine Residency Fellowship 2015 - 2017 Washington University School of Medicine Saint Louis, Missouri, Rheumatology Fellowship Board Certification 2017: Rheumatology 2015: Internal Medicine Professional Memberships American College of Rheumatology Ask a Question through Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654 Patient Ratings The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes. 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 4.7 Friendliness 4.8 Spoke using clear language 4.7 Provider explained things clearly 4.7 Amount of time spent with you 4.6 Provider included you in decisions 4.6 Confidence in your doctor 4.7 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.6 Comments Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2023 Dr Kastsianok is very compassionate and knowledgeable. I felt very comfortable with her. I would highly recommend her and would send my own family to her if needed. I am a physician also and will refer patients to her as she is clearly the top choice for rheumatology in town. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2023 Dr Kastsianok is an extraordinary physician, gifted, talented, caring and empathetic. If only there more physicians like her. NJH is fortunate to have her and team. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2023 I havre a complex as yet undiagnosed health condition, so she is not yet able to give me an explanation about my problem or condition. However, I have a great deal of faith In Dr. Kastsianok and am glad she Is my physician. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2023 A terrific physician and rheumatologist. She has compassion, knowledge, expertise and follow-up - a rare combination these days. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 Dr. Kastsianok is very caring, does great job at listening to me and I appreciate the education she provides regarding my RA. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 I always feel cared about. I hope one day the rheumatological sciences come up with better solutions for my diseases so that I can have better quality of life National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 This was undoubtedly the best experience I have ever had with a physician. I have never felt so listened to and cared for by a physician until this visit. She was so thorough and really took time to even take notes as I was talking. This past year was extremely frustrating for me as I have been sent to so many different doctors to determine what was wrong with me. None of them truly listened to me or wrote down notes and put in the amount of care and effort like Dr. Kastsianok did. Her evaluation and assessment of my situation made logical sense and I felt at ease with her plan of care. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 I love Dr. K! She's very empathetic and listens to what you are saying. She recommends and orders visits to other doctors as well when she thinks it may be something outside her field. I truly appreciate her effort in trying to figure out what is wrong with me!! National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 I felt like the visit was somewhat "canned" especially for a first visit with a new doctor National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 Dr K is a very knowledgeable dr and a lovely person. She is always aware of any correspondence I have had with the portal and ready to answer any questions. I always feel like I'm her number one patient. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 My background is in oncology genetics and molecular biology. The doctor was happy to adjust to speaking in technical terminology and discuss my condition from a scientific clinical perspective which was greatly appreciated. show more National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 I love Dr. Kastsianok ! She is so very delightful to work with. I truly cannot imagine my health care and wellbeing without her. She effortlessly picks up on things about my health and communicates the relationship with my other issues . Best, she provides me with the knowledge to followup with other specialist if needed to get to the bottom of an issue she picks up on. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 I described my original reason for diagnosis and specified the terminology I suspect. The provider referred to it more than once by a title that is not correct and has been ruled out; however it is not within her specialty and is often used interchangeably when in fact it is very different. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 It was okay National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 She is wonderful National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Doctor was excellent, caring & kind. Examination thorough & informative. I liked her very much & highly recommend her. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 *Dr. K. is professional, competent, & sincere. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Excellent appt National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 Dr. K is great. Very highly recommended. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 Such kindness and concern for my flaring hands and pain! She was amazing! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 She didn't spend but 5 minutes with me, this was this first time meeting me. And I just lost Dr. Troung, who was my favorite dr in the world. She was an advocate for me, and cared so much about everything I was going through. Dr Kastsianok did not ask me one personal question about myself. She ignored me and brushed off things when I told her about things I was struggling with. It was frustrating. I felt like I had to prove myself to her. It sucked. I miss Dr. Troung! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 Dr Kastsianok is a very caring doctor. I can honestly say my prior rheum did not care about me. Covid changed medical care. Dr Kastsianok still cared, even despite covid. She understood my situation was unique and she made herself accessible as she onboarded me, through covid,and now as we work through a very large, multidisciplinary team where multiple autoimmune illnesses and orthopedic challenges are prevailing. She encourages open lines of communication and it is critical for me. She is the best rheumatoligist I have had and is the first one to really take my competing immune illnesses seriously. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 Dr. Kastsianok has been my doctor since 2018 and I am so thankful for her. She had always treated me holistically and looked beyond her expertise in Rheumatology to treat me and provide referrals to other outstanding doctors at National Jewish. She is a top-notch professional in her field, kind and listens to her patients. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 She is absolutely amazing ! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 MD was with NP this time. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 All 3 of my doctors are fabulous. Wish I could bring them to Florida. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 Outstanding physician! National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 The problem was the labs which her PA ordered were never received to review during the appointment. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 Wonderful National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 Hard to understand with mask on National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 Dr. K is awesome National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2022 She seemed to address most of my concerns. I still have some concerns to be addressed. We'll see how that goes National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2022 My doctor is very caring and always includes my husband and I in all decisions. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 This was my first visit, as always first impressions are important. But it takes a little while for me to feel comfortable and trust a new Doctor. I'm sure we will build a good relationship National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 I have been very impressed with my care at NJH and with Dr Kastsianok in particular. I highly recommend her! National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 I did not care for my experience with the p a National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2022 Just a little hard to understand all words with English not being her primary language BUT she is WELL worth any extra effort to understand! A very knowledgeable, compassionate and kind doctor I could not ask for more! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2022 Cheers National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2022 Dr. Kastsianok is my hero! I have sick for 2 1/2 years with no success with treatment. In 2 visits she had me diagnosed and treatment that actually works! My guardian angel and have already recommended her to anyone who will listen! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2022 Outstanding physician. I am a retired physician and this provider could not be better. She is compassionate, friendly and above all knowledge. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2022 She goes above and beyond I had just lost my mom I been her caregiver last four years she showed me lots of compassion. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2021 Good National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2021 [Comment about another provider]. We discussed my options, she addressed my concerns, explained her recommendations, and ultimately let me know that decisions were mine. I felt very comfortable. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2021 Excellent doctor and I would highly recommend Dr.K National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Very good National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 I felt extremely rushed and wasn able to speak about issues I needed. Felt like another number to rush through National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Dr K is, and has been, the best provider I have seen regarding my condition. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Dr. Kastsianok is a wonderful Doctor (I may have spelled her name wrong). Very kind, informative and excellent at listening and remembering discussions from previous visits. I completely trust her. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 As a retired [healthcare professional], I found Dr Kastsianok, to be a wonderful physician, so far. She was aware and ready to discuss my issues. Spoke to me as a peer. Listened to my responses. An excellent encounter. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 She was great best hospital & drs. and the lab they were so wonderful. Thank you. Thank you. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 It was a long wait to get in to see my new Rheumatologist. But very much worth it National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 My whole experience was like an oasis of hope at the base of the mountain. I learned and understood more in the first 2 hours than I did in previous 9 months! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Without question, a most outstanding doctor who is exceptionally knowledgeable and truly cares for the patient. I have the utmost trust and confidence in her and her ability. Believe that I am very fortunate to have someone like her looking out for me. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Dr is awesome! Love her! She's professional, curtious, and I never feel rushed with her. She cares and it shows. Grateful she followed her calling National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 She's not listening or hearing me National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Dr. K was one of the most caring, understanding and professional doctors I have ever encountered. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 Very knowledgeable. I just wish she would spend more time explaining her plan of care/rationale and why she is prescribing certain medications. I am a medical person, so I have more knowledge than the average patient, yet I am still very confused by the diagnosis ( or lack there of) and her thoughts regarding the trajectory of my problem, and the rationale behind what she plans to prescribe. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 The care provider seemed to be genuinely concerned and she is very knowledgeable. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 Dr K took time to listen to me and thought outside the box to eventually diagnose me [Protected health information]. I have not felt well for 8 years, have seen many specialists. Dr K figured it out and came up with a treatment plan. I look forward to feeling better and getting my life back. Thank you Dr K! National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 Dr K was professional, concerned, and involved in my case. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 best doctor EVER National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 she was very thorough, not much in way of discussion though National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 Excellent care.