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Jessica K. Gordon, MD


Rheumatology
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Jessica K. Gordon, MD

Rheumatology
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Hospital for Special Surgery
Belaire Building
7th Floor
525 East 71st Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1173
fax: 212.774.2358
Hospital for Special Surgery
Belaire Building
7th Floor
525 East 71st Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1173
fax: 212.774.2358
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Dr. Jessica Gordon is an Associate Attending in the Department of Rheumatology at Hospital for Special Surgery. She specializes in the treatment of various rheumatologic conditions including scleroderma, vasculitis, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, and many other conditions. Dr. Gordon is an investigator in several clinical trials and observational studies focusing on scleroderma. She has been the recipient of numerous awards including a Scleroderma Foundation New Investigator Grant, the Charles L. Christian Award for Excellence in Musculoskeletal Research, and the American College of Rheumatology Distinguished Fellow Award.

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Appointments

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

Specialty

Specialized Centers

Special Expertise

Scleroderma (Systemic Sclerosis and Localized Scleroderma)
Raynaud Phenomenon
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Inflammatory Myopathy
Inflammatory Arthritis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Sjogren’s Syndrome
Vasculitis

Procedures

Intra-articular and intra-bursal aspirations and injections

Awards

Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2017-2019
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor, 2017-2019
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2017-2019
Charles L. Christian Award for Excellence in Musculoskeletal Research, 2010
Department of Medicine Fellow Award - Finalist, 2010
American College of Rheumatology Distinguished Fellow Award, 2009
Certificate of Appreciation – Scleroderma Foundation – Tristate Chapter, 2009
Donald Knowlan Award, Georgetown University Hospital, Dept. of Internal Medicine, 2005
Janet Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation, American Medical Women’s Society, 2002
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2001

Affiliations

Member, American College of Rheumatology
Member, American Medical Association
Scleroderma Foundation Board

Languages

English, Spoken by Office Staff: Spanish

Insurance Information


Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

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Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies if payments were received during the prior year, or if the HSS physician currently receives payment. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Gordon as of June 04, 2019.

  • Cumberland Pharmaceuticals- Research Support
  • Genentech- Research Support
  • Putnam Associates- Consultant

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.

Education

MD, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 2002

Internship

Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Residency

Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Fellowship

Rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery

Certification

Rheumatology, 2008
Internal Medicine, 2005

State Licensure

NY

Patient Education by Dr. Gordon on HSS.edu

Selected Books by Dr. Gordon

  • Gordon JK, Goldenberg D, Erkan D, Lockshin M.  (2009)  Difficult Situations in the Antiphospholipid Syndrome.  Handbook of Systemic Autoimmune Diseases, Volume 10. Antiphospholipid Syndrome in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases. (Eds. Ricard Cervera, Joan Carles Reverter and Munther Khamashta), 215 – 233.

Selected Publications

  • Gordon JK, Spiera RF. Targeting tyrosine kinases: a novel therapeutic strategy for systemic sclerosis. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2010 Nov;22(6):690-5. PMID: 20827202
  • Gordon JK, Magro CM, Lu T, Schneider R, Chiu A, Solomon G, Furman RR, Bass A, Erkan D. (2009)    Overlap Between Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Kikuchi Fujimoto Disease: A Clinical Pathology Conference held by the Department of Rheumatology at Hospital for Special Surgery. HSS Journal.  Sep;5(2):169-77. PMID: 19609622
  • Gordon JK, Magid SK, Maki R, Fleischer M, Berman E.  Elevations of Creatine Kinase in Patients Treated with Imatinib Mesylate (Gleevec.)  Leuk Res. 2010 Jun;34(6):827-9. PMID: 19963273
  • Spiera RF, Gordon JK, Mersten JN, Magro CM, Mehta M, Wildman HF, Kloiber S, Kirou KA, Lyman S, Crow MK. Imatinib Mesylate (Gleevec™) in the Treatment of Diffuse Cutaneous Systemic Sclerosis: Results of a One Year, Phase IIa, Single Arm, Open Label Clinical Trial. Submitted to Annals of Rheumatic Disease.
  • Gordon JK and Spiera RF. Biomarkers Imatinib and the Treatment of Fibrosis: Recent Trials and Tribulations. Current Rheumatology Reports. (In press.)
  • Gordon JK and Spiera RF. Drug Evaluations: Imatinib mesylate: an investigational anti-fibrotic agent for the treatment of diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis. International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology (in press)

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Presentations

  • Gordon JK, Spiera RF, Mersten JN, Wildman HF, Taime Z, Hackett, NR, Vukelic S, Kirou K, Crow MK. Does Treatment with Imatinib Modify Gene Expression in the Skin and Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells of Patient with Systemic Sclerosis? American College of Rheumatology Scientific Meeting (Atlanta, GA, 2010.)
  • Gordon JK, Gomberg-Maitland M, Segal B, Domsic R, Shah A, Hummers L, Steen V, Horn E and the PHAROS Investigators. Difficulty Using World Health Organization Criteria to Categorize Pulmonary Hypertension in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis. American College of Rheumatology Scientific Meeting (Atlanta, GA, 2010.)
  • Spiera RF, Gordon JK, Mersten J, Magro CM, Mehta M, Wildman HF, Kloiber SA, Kirou KA, Lyman, S, Crow MK. Imatinib Mesylate (Gleevec) in the Treatment of Systemic Sclerosis: Interim Results of a Phase IIa, One Year, Open Label Clinical Trial. American College of Rheumatology Scientific Meeting (Atlanta, GA, 2010.)
  • Gordon JK,  Vukelic S, Magro CM, Mersten J, Wildman HF, Crow MK, Kirou KA and Spiera RF.  Histologic and Molecular Basis of Improved Skin Scores in Scleroderma Patients Treated with Imatinib Mesylate (Gleevec.) Abstract 1727.  American College of Rheumatology Scientific Meeting (Philadelphia, PA, 2009.)
  • Gordon JK, Mersten J, Lyman S, Kloiber SA, Wildman HF, Crow MK, Kirou KA and  Spiera RF.  Imatinib Mesylate (Gleevec) in the Treatment of Systemic Sclerosis: Interim Results of a Phase IIa, One Year, Open Label Clinical Trial.  Presentation 606. American College of Rheumatology Scientific Meeting (Philadelphia, PA, 2009.)
  • Taimeh Z, Gordon JK, MacDermott EJ, Barillas L, Mersten J, Duculan R, Spiera RF, Crow MK, Kirou KA. Elevated sVEGFR-1 Is a Candidate Biomarker for Pulmonary Dysfunction in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis.  Abstract 466. American College of Rheumatology Scientific Meeting (Philadelphia, PA, 2009.)
  • Spiera RF Gordon JK Mehta M Kirou KA Lyman S Kloiber SA Crow MK. (2008).  Phase IIa Trial of Imatinib Mesylate (Gleevec) in the Treatment of Diffuse Systemic Sclerosis - An Interim Analysis. Arthritis and Rheumatism 58(10): S1222.
  • Gordon JK, Magid S, Berman E. (2008). Elevations in Creatine Kinase Occur Frequently in Patients Treated with Imatinib Mesylate (Gleevec.) Abstract F15/469, American College of Rheumatology Scientific Meeting (San Francisco, CA, 2008.)
  • Gordon JK, Taimeh Z, Markopoulou A, Mersten J, Crow MK, Kirou KA.  (2008). High Levels of Activated ERK in Monocytes of Patients with Scleroderma. Abstract F2/456, American College of Rheumatology Scientific Meeting (San Francisco, CA, 2008.)
  • Gordon JK, Steen V. (2005).  African American Scleroderma Patients Have Altered Body Image. Arthritis and Rheumatism 52(9): S585.

Research Interests

Scleroderma

Clinical Trials

Patient Registries