Dalit Ashany, MD

Dr. Dalit Ashany specializes in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Dr. Ashany has received numerous awards throughout her career, including the National SLE Foundation Research Grant, NIH-NIAMS Career Development Award, SLE Foundation Career Development Award, and the Merck Sharp and Dohme Arthritis Research Fellow's Award. She is currently an Assistant Attending Rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery.


Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College


Special Expertise

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Rheumatoid Arthritis


National SLE Foundation Research Grant, 1998
NIH-NIAMS Career Development Award, 1996
SLE Foundation Career Development Award, 1991
Merck Sharp and Dohme Arthritis Research Fellow's Award, 1990
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1984

Insurances Accepted

Affinity Access
Blue Cross PPO
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

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MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York


Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Internal Medicine, New York


Hospital for Special Surgery, Rheumatology


Internal Medicine

State Licensure

New York

Selected Publications

Ashany D, Savir A, Bhardwaj N, Elkon KB. Dendritic Cell Resistance to Fas-mediated Apoptosis. J. Immunol. Nov 15;163(10):5303-11, 1999.

Drappa J, Kamen LA, Chan E, Georgiev M, Ashany D, Marti F, King PD. Impaired T Cell Death and Lupus-like Autoimmunity in T Cell-specific Adapter Protein-deficient Mice. J Exp Med. Sep 1;198(5):809-21, 2003.

Georgierv M, Agle LMA, Chu JL, Elkon KB, Ashany D. “Mature Dendritic Cells Readily Break Tolerance in Normal Mice but Do Not Lead to Disease Expression.” Arthritis Rheum 52(1): 225-238; 2005.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Dr. Dalit Ashany, Rheumatologist

Contact Information

Office Locations

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

Tel: 212.606.1671
Fax: 646.714.6304

785 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605

Mailing Address

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

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