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Jinoos Yazdany, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate clinical director of the Lupus Clinic

Dr. Jinoos Yazdany is a rheumatologist specializing in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). She currently serves as the associate director of the Lupus Clinic. Her research focuses on developing clinical quality measures in SLE, which aim to improve and standardize care for this condition.

Yazdany received a medical degree from UCLA and completed her M.P.H. at Harvard University. Yazdany has a co-chair appointment to the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Quality Measures Subcommittee and she serves on the National Quality Forums Health Professional's Council. She was awarded a Physician Scientist Development Award from the ACR in 2005 and an Arthritis Investigator Award from the Arthritis Foundation in 2007 for her work examining quality of care in SLE.

Clinics

Lupus Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Floor B1
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353–2497
Fax: (415) 353–2530

Hours: Monday to Friday; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Additional Languages

Farsi

Education

UCLA School of Medicine 2000

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine 2003

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Schmajuk G, Bozic KJ, Yazdany J. Using Medicare Data to Understand Low-Value Health Care: The Case of Intra-articular Hyaluronic Acid Injections. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Aug 25.
  2. Yazdany J, Marafino BJ, Dean ML, Bardach NS, Duseja R, Ward MM, Dudley RA. Thirty-day hospital readmissions in systemic lupus erythematosus: Predictors and hospital and state-level variation. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Aug 11.
  3. Yelin E, Yazdany J, Tonner C, Trupin L, Criswell LA, Katz P, Schmajuk G. Interactions between patients, providers, and health systems and technical quality of care. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Aug 6.
  4. Andrews JS, Trupin L, Schmajuk G, Barton J, Margaretten M, Yazdany J, Yelin EH, Katz PP. Muscle Strength, Muscle Mass, and Physical Disability in Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Jul 21.
  5. Lawson EF, Hersh AO, Trupin L, von Scheven E, Okumura MJ, Yazdany J, Yelin EH. Educational and vocational outcomes of adults with childhood- and adult-onset systemic lupus erythematosus: nine years of followup. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 May; 66(5):717-24.
  6. Yazdany J, Feldman CH, Liu J, Ward MM, Fischer MA, Costenbader KH. Quality of care for incident lupus nephritis among medicaid beneficiaries in the United States. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Apr; 66(4):617-24.
  7. Yazdany J, Trupin L, Schmajuk G, Katz PP, Yelin EH. Quality of care in systemic lupus erythematosus: the association between process and outcome measures in the Lupus Outcomes Study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Mar 10.
  8. Lawson EF, Trupin L, Hersh AO, Scheven Ev, Yelin EH, Yazdany J. A168: systemic lupus erythematosus in-hospital mortality risk across ages: a national estimate. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Mar; 66 Suppl 11:S217.
  9. Schmajuk G, Miao Y, Yazdany J, Boscardin WJ, Daikh DI, Steinman MA. Identification of risk factors for elevated transaminases in methotrexate users through an electronic health record. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Jan 27.
  10. Desai SP, Liu CC, Tory H, Norton T, Frits M, Lillegraven S, Weinblatt M, Coblyn J, Yazdany J, Shadick N, Solomon DH. Rheumatoid arthritis quality measures and radiographic progression. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2014 Jan 25.
  11. Katz P, Trupin L, Rush S, Yazdany J. Longitudinal validation of the Brief Index of Lupus Damage (BILD). Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Dec 24.
  12. Schmajuk G, Solomon DH, Yazdany J. Patterns of disease-modifying antirheumatic drug use in rheumatoid arthritis patients after 2002: a systematic review. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Dec; 65(12):1927-35.
  13. Drenkard C, Yazdany J, Trupin L, Katz PP, Dunlop-Thomas C, Bao G, Lim SS. Validity of a self-administered version of the brief index of lupus damage in a predominantly african american systemic lupus erythematosus cohort. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Nov 18.
  14. Bardach NS, Vittinghoff E, Asteria-Peņaloza R, Edwards JD, Yazdany J, Lee HC, Boscardin WJ, Cabana MD, Dudley RA. Measuring hospital quality using pediatric readmission and revisit rates. Pediatrics. 2013 Sep; 132(3):429-36.
  15. Grossman JM, Hahn BH, McMahon MA, Fitzgerald JD, Merrill JT, Yazdany J, Wallace DJ, Ramsey-Goldman R. Reply: To PMID 22556106. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Aug; 65(8):1392.
  16. Schmajuk G, Yazdany J. Underestimation of the reliability of codes for rheumatoid arthritis within administrative data: comment on the article by Ng et al. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 May; 65(5):835-6.
  17. Tarter L, Yazdany J, Moyers B, Barnett C, Dhaliwal G. Clinical problem-solving. The heart of the matter. N Engl J Med. 2013 Mar 7; 368(10):944-50.
  18. Yazdany J, Schmajuk G, Robbins M, Daikh D, Beall A, Yelin E, Barton J, Carlson A, Margaretten M, Zell J, Gensler LS, Kelly V, Saag K, King C. Choosing wisely: the American College of Rheumatology's Top 5 list of things physicians and patients should question. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Mar; 65(3):329-39.
  19. Richman NC, Yazdany J, Graf J, Chernitskiy V, Imboden JB. Extraarticular manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis in a multiethnic cohort of predominantly Hispanic and Asian patients. Medicine (Baltimore). 2013 Mar; 92(2):92-7.
  20. Katz PP, Yazdany J, Trupin L, Schmajuk G, Margaretten M, Barton J, Criswell LA, Yelin EH. Sex differences in assessment of obesity in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Jan; 65(1):62-70.

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