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photo David J. Helfrich, MD


Clinical Director


Phone: 412-854-3491

Office: 2000 Oxford Drive
Bethel Park, PA 15102
Phone: 412-854-3491
Fax: 412-854-3496
Education and Training
BS, Georgetown University, 1979
MD, University of Pittsburgh, 1983
Internal Medicine, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1986
Fellowship in Rheumatology, University of Pittsburgh, 1988
Clinical Interest
Autoimmune disease and inflammatory arthritis
Osteoporosis and Metabolic bone disease
Educational Interest
Clinical training of residents and fellows
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Selected Publications:
Scalapino K, Arkachaisri T, Lucas M, Fertig N, Helfrich DJ, Londino AV Jr, Steen VD, Medsger TA Jr. Childhood onset systemic sclerosis: classification, clinical and serologic features, and survival in comparison with adult onset disease. Journal of Rheumatology. 2006; 33(5): 1004-13.