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Charis F. Meng, MD


About Dr. Meng


Dr. Charis Meng is a rheumatologist in the Inflammatory Arthritis Center, with expertise in rheumatoid arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, psoriatic arthritis, spondyloarthropathy, osteoarthritis and gout.  Dr. Meng’s research interests include rheumatoid arthritis therapies and pain management.  

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Specialized Centers

Inflammatory Arthritis Center

Special Expertise

Rheumatoid arthritis
Polymyalgia rheumatica
Psoriatic arthritis

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


American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate


Internal Medicine


Arthritis Foundation Fellowship Award
Magna Cum Laude, Brown University
Sigma Xi, Brown University


MD, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island


Mount Sinai Medical Center, Internal Medicine


Hospital for Special Surgery, Rheumatology

State Licensure



Publications by Dr. Meng

Patient Education

Selected Journal Articles

Meng CF, Rajesh DA, Jannat-Khah DP, Jivanelli B, Bykerk VP. Can Patients With Controlled Rheumatoid Arthritis Taper Methotrexate From Targeted Therapy and Sustain Remission? A Systematic Review and Metaanalysis. J Rheumatol. 2023 Jan;50(1):36-47. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.220152. Epub 2022 Aug 15. PMID: 35970524.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.


Industry Relationships

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. 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.

As of November 13, 2019, Dr. Meng reported no relationships with healthcare industry.

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.

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