Jinoos Yazdany, MD, MPH

Associate clinical director of the Lupus Clinic

Dr. Jinoos Yazdany is a rheumatologist specializing in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). She currently serves as the co-director of the UCSF Lupus Clinic, a national referral center that is part of the Lupus Clinical Trials Consortium. Her research focuses on understanding the epidemiology, causes and outcomes of SLE. She has led efforts to improve the quality of health care for the condition.

Yazdany received her undergraduate degree at Stanford University, her M.P.H. at Harvard University and her M.D. from UCLA. She completed her internal medicine residency and rheumatology fellowship at UCSF. She currently serves as chair of the American College of Rheumatology's national registry research committee and on the National Quality Forum's Health Professionals Council. She has received several honors for her work in SLE, including the Lupus Foundation of America's Young Investigator Prize and the Arthritis Foundation's Investigator Prize.

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

Academic Title

Associate Professor

More about Jinoos Yazdany

Additional Languages

Farsi

Education

UCLA School of Medicine 2000

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine 2003

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Rheumatology 2006

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Heshin-Bekenstein M, Perl L, Hersh AO, von Scheven E, Yelin E, Trupin L, Yazdany J, Lawson EF. Final adult height of patients with childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus: a cross sectional analysis. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2018 Apr 23; 16(1):30.
  2. Arora S, Nika A, Trupin L, Abraham H, Block J, Sequeira W, Yazdany J, Jolly M. Does SLE Care provided in a Lupus Clinic Result in Higher Quality of Care Than General Rheumatology Clinic? Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Apr 02.
  3. Yelin E, Trupin L, Yazdany J. Response to the Letter to the Editor by Khullar and colleagues about our manuscript. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Apr 02.
  4. Ackerman SL, Gourley G, Le G, Williams P, Yazdany J, Sarkar U. Improving Patient Safety in Public Hospitals: Developing Standard Measures to Track Medical Errors and Process Breakdowns. J Patient Saf. 2018 Mar 14.
  5. Feldman CH, Broder A, Guan H, Yazdany J, Costenbader KH. Sex Differences in Health Care Utilization, End-Stage Renal Disease, and Mortality Among Medicaid Beneficiaries With Incident Lupus Nephritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Mar; 70(3):417-426.
  6. Gianfrancesco MA, Schmajuk G, Haserodt S, Trupin L, Izadi Z, Jafri K, Shiboski S, Sirota M, Dudley RA, Yazdany J. Correction to: Hydroxychloroquine dosing in immune-mediated diseases: implications for patient safety. Rheumatol Int. 2018 Feb; 38(2):319.
  7. Gianfrancesco MA, Yazdany J, Schmajuk G. The impact of smoking on disease measures in rheumatoid arthritis: the need for appropriate adjustment of time-varying confounding. Rheumatol Int. 2018 Feb; 38(2):313-314.
  8. Jafri K, Ogdie A, Qasim A, Patterson SL, Gianfrancesco M, Izadi Z, Katz P, Yazdany J, Schmajuk G. Discordance of the Framingham cardiovascular risk score and the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association risk score in systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Feb; 37(2):467-474.
  9. Yelin E, Yazdany J, Trupin L. The Relationship between Poverty and Mortality in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Oct 03.
  10. Schmajuk G, Yazdany J. Leveraging the electronic health record to improve quality and safety in rheumatology. Rheumatol Int. 2017 Oct; 37(10):1603-1610.
  11. Gianfrancesco MA, Schmajuk G, Haserodt S, Trupin L, Izadi Z, Jafri K, Shiboski S, Sirota M, Adams Dudley R, Yazdany J. Hydroxychloroquine dosing in immune-mediated diseases: implications for patient safety. Rheumatol Int. 2017 Oct; 37(10):1611-1618.
  12. Yelin E, Trupin L, Yazdany J. A Prospective Study of the Impact of Current Poverty, History of Poverty, and Exiting Poverty on Accumulation of Disease Damage in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017 08; 69(8):1612-1622.
  13. Yelin E, Yazdany J, Trupin L. Relationship Between Process of Care and a Subsequent Increase in Damage in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Jun; 69(6):927-932.
  14. Schmajuk G, Tonner C, Trupin L, Yazdany J. Variations in Radiographic Procedure Use for Medicare Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 May; 69(5):642-648.
  15. Tseng CW, Yazdany J, Dudley RA, DeJong C, Kazi DS, Chen R, Lin GA. Medicare Part D Plans' Coverage and Cost-Sharing for Acute Rescue and Preventive Inhalers for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Apr 01; 177(4):585-588.
  16. Sciascia S, Radin M, Yazdany J, Tektonidou M, Cecchi I, Roccatello D, Dall'Era M. Expanding the therapeutic options for renal involvement in lupus: eculizumab, available evidence. Rheumatol Int. 2017 Aug; 37(8):1249-1255.
  17. Katz P, Margaretten M, Schmajuk G, Yazdany J, Yelin E. Reply. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Mar; 69(3):455-456.
  18. Schmajuk G, Tonner C, Trupin L, Li J, Sarkar U, Ludwig D, Shiboski S, Sirota M, Dudley RA, Murray S, Yazdany J. Using health-system-wide data to understand hepatitis B virus prophylaxis and reactivation outcomes in patients receiving rituximab. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Mar; 96(13):e6528.
  19. Wahl E, Gross A, Chernitskiy V, Trupin L, Gensler L, Chaganti K, Michaud K, Katz P, Yazdany J. Validity and Responsiveness of a 10-Item Patient-Reported Measure of Physical Function in a Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinic Population. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Mar; 69(3):338-346.
  20. Katz PP, Andrews J, Yazdany J, Schmajuk G, Trupin L, Yelin E. Is frailty a relevant concept in SLE? Lupus Sci Med. 2017; 4(1):e000186.

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