Jessica R. Berman, MD

Dr. Jessica R. Berman specializes in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, and mixed and undifferentiated connective tissue diseases. Throughout her career, she has published numerous papers and has been heavily involved in lupus research. Dr. Berman is an Assistant Attending Rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery.


Associate Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Associate Director, Academy of Medical Educators, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Program Director, Rheumatology Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery


Medical Education

Special Expertise

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Mixed and Undifferentiated connective tissue diseases


Clinician Scholar Educator Award, ACR-RRF, 2009-2012
Phi Beta Kappa, Vassar College, 1988

Insurances Accepted

Blue Cross PPO
United Healthcare

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MD, Harvard Medical School


Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts


Hospital for Special Surgery


Internal Medicine, 2001
Rheumatology, 2002

State Licensure

New York

Jessica R. Berman, MD has contributed to the following articles on

Selected Publications

Berman J, Girardi G, Salmon J. TNF-alpha Is a Critical Effector and a Target for Therapy in Antiphospholipid Antibody-Induced Pregnancy Loss. Journal of Immunology 2005, 174: 485-490.

Berman J, Erkan D, Lockshin M. A Patientís Guide to the Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome. The Antiphospholipid Syndrome. R.A. Asherton, R. Cervera, J.-C. Piette and Y Shoenfeld, editors. Elsevier Science B.V., 2002: 395-402.

Girardi G, Berman J, Redecha P, Spruce L, Thurman JM, Kraus D, Hollmann TJ, Casali P, Caroll MC, Wetsel RA, Lambris JD. Holers VM. Salmon JE. Complement C5a Receptors and Neutrophils Mediate Fetal Injury in the Antiphospholipid Syndrome. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 112(11):1644-54.

Erkan D, Leibowitz E, Berman J, Lockshin M. Perioperative Medical Management of Antiphospholipid Syndrome: Hospital for Special Surgery Experience, Review of Literature and Recommendations. J Rheum 2002; 29: 843-9.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

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Dr. Jessica Berman, Rheumatologist

Contact Information

Office Locations

Hospital for Special Surgery
7th fl
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.774.7501
Fax: 212.606.1577

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

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