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Elizabeth Schulman, MD


Rheumatology
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Elizabeth Schulman, MD

Rheumatology
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Dr. Schulman specializes in the care of patients with various autoimmune and rheumatic conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, seronegative inflammatory arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and general rheumatology. She is certified in musculoskeletal ultrasound and uses this in her clinical practice to help with early diagnosis and therapeutic injections. Her research has focused on the impact of obesity on remission rates in rheumatoid arthritis and the efficacy of varying drug therapies in rheumatoid arthritis. She also is interested in medical education and enjoys teaching learners at all levels.

Dr. Schulman received her Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and her medical degree from Stony Brook School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine followed by a chief residency in Internal Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She then pursued a fellowship in rheumatology at Hospital for Special Surgery. She has been a member of the American College of Rheumatology since 2011 and obtained her Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Certification in Rheumatology (RhMSUS) through the American College of Rheumatology in 2016. Prior to joining HSS in 2019, she was an Assistant Professor in Rheumatology at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.

In caring for patients with autoimmune and rheumatic conditions, Dr. Schulman's priority is to develop meaningful patient-physician relationships and to empower patients to be advocates in their own healthcare journey while providing expertise and knowledge to guide patients towards the right personal treatment plan.

Patient Stories

Appointments

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

Departments

Procedures

Arthrocentesis
Joint injections
Ultrasound-guided joint injections

Awards

The Charles L. Christian Award for Excellence in Musculoskeletal Research, 2016
The Mark S. Pecker Outstanding Housestaff Award, 2011
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2007

Affiliations

American College of Rheumatology

Languages

English

Insurance Information


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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. 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 September 25, 2019, Dr. Schulman 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.

Education

Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, 2008

Internship

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medicine, 2011

Residency

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medicine, 2013

Fellowship

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 2016

Certification

Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Certification in Rheumatology, American College of Rheumatology

State Licensure

New York