Lianne Gensler, MD

Director, Ankylosing Spondylitis Clinic

Dr. Lianne Gensler is a rheumatologist at UCSF Medical Center and director of the Ankylosing Spondylitis Clinic, which treats an inflammatory disease that primarily causes pain and inflammation in the spine and the joints between the spine and pelvis.

Gensler earned a medical degree at the University of California, Irvine. She completed an internal medicine residency, chief residency and rheumatology fellowship at UCSF and then joined the medical staff in Rheumatology. Her primary research interest is in studying the disease progression of axial spondyloarthritis, including ankylosing spondylitis and identifying the predictors of osteoporosis development in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. She is an associate clinical professor of medicine at UCSF.

Clinics

Ankylosing Spondylitis Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Floor B1
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353–2305
Fax: (415) 353–2530

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

Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Floor B-1
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2497
Fax: (415) 353-2530

Hours: Monday to Friday,
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Rheumatology 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 Lianne Gensler

Education

UC Irvine School of Medicine 2001

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine 2005

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Rheumatology 2008

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Kiltz U, van der Heijde D, Boonen A, Akkoc N, Bautista-Molano W, Burgos-Vargas R, Wei JC, Chiowchanwisawakit P, Dougados M, Duruoz MT, Elzorkany BK, Gaydukova I, Gensler LS, Gilio M, Grazio S, Gu J, Inman RD, Kim TJ, Navarro-Compan V, Marzo-Ortega H, Ozgocmen S, Pimentel Dos Santos F, Schirmer M, Stebbings S, Van den Bosch FE, van Tubergen A, Braun J. Measurement properties of the ASAS Health Index: results of a global study in patients with axial and peripheral spondyloarthritis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2018 Jun 01.
  2. Lee M, Rahbar MH, Brown M, Gensler L, Weisman M, Diekman L, Reveille JD. A multiple imputation method based on weighted quantile regression models for longitudinal censored biomarker data with missing values at early visits. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2018 Jan 11; 18(1):8.
  3. Saeed L, Schmidt TH, Gensler LS, Gross AJ, Fox LP, Scharschmidt TC, Gaensler K, Naik H, Rosenblum MA, Shinkai K. Successful treatment of mucous membrane pemphigoid with bortezomib. JAAD Case Rep. 2018 Jan; 4(1):81-83.

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