Jonathan Graf, MD

Director of the Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinic

Dr. Jonathan Graf, director of the Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinic, is an expert in rheumatic diseases. His primary research focus is on Kawaski Disease, an acute vasculitis that primarily affects infants and toddlers. Graf earned his medial degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed a residency and a post-doctoral fellowship in rheumatology at the UCSF.

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University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 1997


UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine 2000


UCSF Medical Center, Rheumatology 2003

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Mok A, Rhead B, Holingue C, Shao X, Quach HL, Quach D, Sinclair E, Graf J, Imboden J, Link T, Harrison R, Chernitskiy V, Barcellos LF, Criswell LA. Hypomethylation of CYP2E1 and DUSP22 Promoters Associated With Disease Activity and Erosive Disease Among Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Apr; 70(4):528-536.
  2. Goglin SE, Manesh R, Graf JD. A 56-Year-Old Man With Visual Changes and Arthralgias. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Jan; 70(1):153-156.
  3. Graf J. Central Nervous System Disease in Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies-Associated Vasculitis. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2017 Nov; 43(4):573-578.

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