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photo Niveditha Mohan, MD


Associate Professor of Medicine

Program Director, UPMC Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program


Phone: 412-383-8861

Office: S700 Biomedical Science Tower
3500 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-383-8861
Fax: 412-383-8753
Administrative Assistant:
Monique Dowdy
Address: S705 Biomedical Science Tower
3500 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-383-8861
Fax: 412-383-8864
Education and Training
BS, Medical School - University of Madras, 1991
MD, Medical School - University of Madras, 1991
Internship, Madras Medical College& Government Hospital, 1992
Internship, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, 1994
Residency, St. Peter's Med Cntr, Robert Wood Johnson Med Schl, 1996
Fellowship, Georgetown University, 1999
Research Interest
Dr. Mohan's research is centered around clinical trials in vasculitis and autoimmune eye and ear disease.
Clinical Interest
Dr. Mohan is a general rheumatologist who has an interest in treating vasculitis, autoimmune eye and ear disease, and musculoskeletal ultrasonography.
Educational Interest
Dr. Mohan is the program director of the rheumatology fellowship program and believes that a good rheumatologist needs to carefully use their knowledge, humbly accept their ignorance and be willing to listen to their patients and gather together the full array of resources - medical, human, social and spiritual-that will contribute to their well being. She has been a clinician educator from the start of her career and is dedicated to teaching fellows, residents and medical students. She is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.
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Selected Publications:
Mohan, N., Edwards, E.T., Cupps T.R., Oliverio, P.J., Sandberg, G., Crayton, H., Richert, J.R., Siegel, J.N. Demyelination occurring during anti-TNF therapy for inflammatory arthritides. Arthritis Rheumatology. 2001; 44(12): 2862-2869.
Williams, D.A., Farrell, M.J., Cunningham, J., Gracely, R.H., Ambrose, K., Cupps, T.R., Mohan, N., Clauw, D.J. Knee pain and radiographic osteoarthritis interact in the prediction of levels of self-reported disability. Arthritis Rheumatology. 2004; 51(4): 558-561.
Mohan, N., Edwards, E.T., Cupps T.R., Slifman, N., Lee, J-H., Siegle, J.N., Braun, M.M. Leukocytoclastic vasculitis associated with tumor necrosis factor-alpha blocking agents. Journal of Rheumatology. 2004; 31(10): 1955-1998.
Williams, D.A., Kuper, D., Seger, M., Mohan, N., Sheth, M., Clauw, D.J. Internet-enhanced management of fibromyalgia: A randomized controlled trial. Pain. 2010; 151(3): 694-702.
Amity, C.L., Schlenk, E.A., Gold, K.N., Eckels, M.M., Mohan, N., Balasubramani, G.K., Wisniewski, S.R., Levesque, M.C., Starz, T.W. Agreement of Physicians and Nurses Performing Tender and Swollen Joint Counts in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2016; 22(1): 30-34.
Hobson, C.E., Chiosea, S., Mohan, N., McCall, A.A. Pathology quiz case 3: Wegener granulomatosis. JAMA Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 2013; 139(5): 533-555.
Jacobs, Z.G., Mohan, N. A case of giant cell arteritis with lower extremity myositis on MRL. IJRCI. 2016; 4(1): CS8.