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Jinoos Yazdany


Co-director, Lupus Clinic
Researcher and yoga enthusiast

Dr. Jinoos Yazdany is a rheumatologist specializing in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). She serves as co-director of the UCSF Lupus Clinic, a national referral center that is part of the Lupus Clinical Trials Consortium, which supports collaborative research on therapies for lupus.

Yazdany’s research focuses on understanding the epidemiology, causes and outcomes of SLE. She has led efforts to improve health care for the condition.

Yazdany earned her master of public health degree at Harvard University and her medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She completed her residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in rheumatology at UCSF.

Yazdany serves as chair of the American College of Rheumatology's national committees on registries and health information technology. She has received several honors for her work on SLE, including investigator prizes from the Lupus Foundation of America and Arthritis Foundation.

  • Education

    Harvard University, MPH, 2000

    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA , 2000

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Internal Medicine, 2003

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Rheumatology, 2006

  • Board Certifications

    Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine

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Caring for patients is a joy and an honor. I strive to treat my patients as members of my family and enjoy getting to know them.

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