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Judith F. Ashouri



Dr. Judith Ashouri is a rheumatologist who specializes in caring for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune disease that causes joint inflammation and may damage tissues and organs throughout the body.

Ashouri's research focuses on CD4 T cells, immune cells that play a key role in RA progression. She uses a unique tool to identify and characterize T cell receptors, which facilitate activation of CD4 T cells, in models of both mouse and human RA, with the goal of better understanding these processes and ultimately discovering new RA therapies.

Ashouri earned her medical degree at UCSF. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, then returned to UCSF to complete a fellowship in rheumatology.

Ashouri has published several papers detailing her research, and she has received awards for scholarship, research and teaching.

  • Education

    UCSF School of Medicine, MD, 2008

  • Residencies

    Stanford Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2011

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Rheumatology, 2014

  • Board Certifications

    Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Where I see patients (1)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    44 Ratings
    About our process
    Nov 23, 2023
    Even though we discussed the treatment I'm still not sure that one of the drugs suggested is good for me. I took it before with side effects.
    Sep 16, 2023
    Dr Ashouri insane amazing doctor all the above questions are Very Good because she makes me feel confident with my health decisions the we review at each appointment and I trust her with my life and that trust statement Is why I would rate her much more than very good! She Is wonderful!
    May 26, 2023
    Very good
    Feb 21, 2023
    Dr Ashouri is an outstanding physician. I deeply appreciate her care her careful preparation for our tele-visit her assessment of changes in my health and her referral to hematology. Also it was very nice to see her again after a long while.
    Dec 08, 2022
    Dr. Ashouri is top notch and an asset to your organization.
    Nov 07, 2022
    I was disappointed that she did not read my email message sent in My Chart which updated her about change in my treatment plan
    Aug 03, 2022
    First time for Care Provider (CP) to try and describe a new approach to my treatment which included new medication with strict parameters to meet with corresponding labs. My mental acuity was not at prime and it was alot for me to grasp. CP repeated and responded to my questions well and then reassured me that she would set up all the steps to be taken In MY CHART Visit summary and Instructions which was very reassuring to me.