About me

Dr. R. Krishna Chaganti is a rheumatologist who cares for patients with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

In her research, Chaganti studies risk factors associated with developing osteoarthritis of the hip, predictors of joint plastic surgery and factors associated with increased disability due to osteoarthritis.

Chaganti earned her medical degree and completed a residency in internal medicine at Temple University. She completed a rheumatology fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery, part of Weill Cornell Medical College. She also completed a master of public health degree at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. During her fellowship, she received a physician-scientist development award from the American College of Rheumatology to support her research on risk factors for hip osteoarthritis.

  • Education

    Temple University, 1999

  • Residencies

    Temple University, Internal Medicine, 2002

  • Fellowships

    Hospital for Special Surgery, Rheumatology, 2006

Clinics I work with

Rheumatology Clinic

400 Parnassus Ave., Floor B1
San Francisco, CA 94143

Skeletal Health Service

1500 Owens St., Suite 430
San Francisco, CA 94158

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The provider showed respect for what you had to say
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The provider spent enough time with me
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