Dr. Spiera is the Director of the Scleroderma, Vasculitis, and Myositis Center at Hospital for Special Surgery, and a Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. He has been the principal investigator in several clinical trials and observational studies focusing on scleroderma and vasculitis. Dr. Spiera specializes in the treatment of various rheumatologic conditions including scleroderma, vasculitis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and Sjogren’s syndrome. He has authored over 150 publications relating to scleroderma, vasculitis, and other rheumatic diseases.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
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Director, Scleroderma and Vasculitis Program, Hospital for Special Surgery
Attending Rheumatologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center
Fellow, American College of Rheumatology
Fellow, American College of Physicians
Member, American Medical Association
Chairman, Scleroderma Foundation Tri State Chapter Medical Advisory Board
Member, Vasculitis Foundation Scientific Advisory Board
Member of Medical Advisory Board, Scleroderma Foundation (National)
Member, Subcommittee Research, Scleroderma Foundation Tri-State
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2021, 2022
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2021, 2022
Emmanuel Rudd, M.D. and Martin Gardy, M.D. Best Rheumatology Fellow Teacher Award, 2006
Founders Award Recipient for Clinical Investigation – Scleroderma Foundation, 2005
The Globus Award (Outstanding article in Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine) – Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1998
MD, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 1989
Residency: Internal Medicine, NY Hospital, New York, NY, 1989-1992
Fellowship: Rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery, NY, 1992-1995
English, Spoken by Office Staff: Spanish, French
For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.
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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.
Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Spiera as of December 16, 2019.
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