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Our Doctors in the News 

Nationally Recognized Physicians as “Thought Leaders” 

Our physicians at Arthritis & Rheumatism Associates, P.C., are a group of individuals who have been designated as “thought leaders” and exceptional practitioners both by their medical colleagues and in the community. They often are involved in news stories, articles, and other educational mediums to share their expertise in medical information.

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In addition, our physicians are regularly selected and recognized as “Best Doctors” in the November issue of Washingtonian magazine, in Consumers’ Checkbook, “Top Doc” in the Metro DC and Maryland region, as well as in US News Top Doctor. 

How has U.S. News determined which physicians qualify as Top Doctors?

By teaming up with Castle Connolly, a New York City-based company that has worked for nearly two decades to identify the nation’s top doctors. Castle Connolly bases its Top Doctors selections on nominations submitted by other doctors and reviewed by its physician-led research team. Those listed are in the top 10% of physicians in their region.


News Media 

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2017 Channel 8 Interview – Arise Infusion and Biologic Treatments, Dr. Ashley Beall and Monisha Sharma, RN
infusion therapy, biologics, infusion center,

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2017 WUSA Interview – Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis, Dr. Evan Siegel

psoriatic arthritis, Evan Siegel, MD, psoriasis, biologics

 

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2017 WUSA Interview – Osteoporosis, Dr. Rachel Kaiser

osteoporosis, Rachel Kaiser, MD, biologic medications, NSAIDS, rheumatology

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2017 WUSA Interview- Autoimmune Diseases and Biologics, Dr. Ashley Beall

arise infusion center, infusion therapy, Ashley Beall MD, biologics, autoimune diseases

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2016 Walk To Cure Arthritis WJLA featuring Dr. Justin Peng

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2015 House Calls: Dr. El-Bagdadi and Dr. Thomas

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Sounding Out Arthritis #7: Ultrasound-Guided Knee Injection 
Dr. Paul DeMarco MD – June 10, 2015 – Rheumatology Network

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House Calls – Dr. DeMarco and Dr. Siegel

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Advocates for Arthritis – Dr. Angus B. Worthing, MD

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Dr. Borenstein on “Backs and Backpacks” MSNBC Sunday News with Alex Witt – September 5, 2011

 

Podcast

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An interview with Dr Borenstein – “Conversations” with Charles Dwyer, KNews Palm Springs, June 9, 2011

 

Radio

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The Health of a Dancer – David G. Borenstein, MD

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Replay: The Key to Yoga’s Wisdom, Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman – David G. Borenstein, MD

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Contact sports: How serious is this? – David G. Borenstein, MD

 


 

Publications & Articles

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Dr. Angus Worthing, “Biosimilar Interchangeability Draft Guidance Strikes the Right Balance Between Speed and Safety. The Center for Biosimilars, July 2017.

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Dr. Angus Worthing has published two articles in the lay press about the emerging treatments called biosimilars. Morning Consult, Feb. & June 2017

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BIOLOGIC MEDICATIONS RA Treatment Q&A: Biologics with Dr. Justin Peng. Health Central, Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis. May 2016

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Dr. Evan Siegel chosen for Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis 2015 Treatment Recommendations for Psoriatic Arthritis.  Arthritis and Rheumatology – American College of Rheumatology

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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Education Among Rheumatology Fellowship Programs in the United States.  [abstract]. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015;67(suppl 10) S1186 – Torralba KMD, Canella AC, Kissin EY, Bolster MB, Higgs JB, Samuel J, Nishio MJ, Kaeley GS, Evanelisto AM, DeMarco PJ, Kohler MJ.

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Ultrasound Imaging with Elastography for the Medical Treatment of Dupuytren’s Contracture [abstract]. Arthritis Rheumatology. 2015; 67 (suppl 10) – DeMarco PJ, Matsumoto A, Thomas N, Bishop M, DeMarco AG, Respicio G, Beall A, Rosenberg R, Bass-Goldman T, Baraf HSB.

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Tech Talk: Your Internet Presence, Create a website that conveys authority & expertise
The Rheumatologist – Contributed by: David G. Borenstein, MD, Justin Peng, MD & Brenda Brouillette, RN

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Protect access to medicationsThe Washington Post – Dr. Angus B. Worthing, MD, FACR, FACP

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D.C. Council eyeing bill to limit copays for the most expensive drugsWashington Business Journal – Dr. Angus B. Worthing, MD, FACR, FACP

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“Enthesitis Guidelines for PsA may exclude older DMARDs”, Rheumatology News, September 2014, by Ted Bosworth.  Dr. Evan Siegel quoted with his work with Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA)

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Psoriatic arthritis and sacroiliitis are associated with increased vascular inflammation by 18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography computed tomography: baseline report from the Psoriasis Atherosclerosis and Cardiometabolic Disease Initiative  – Dr. Evan Siegel –  Research Article

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Tophus burden reduction with pegloticase: results from phase 3 randomized trials and open-label extension in patients with chronic gout refractory to conventional therapy.  – Dalbeth N, Doyle AJ, McQueen FM, Sundy J, Baraf HS. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Jan;66(1):82-5. doi: 10.1002/acr.22059.PMID: 23836458 [PubMed – in process]

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Exploratory study of radiographic change in patients with tophaceous gout treated with intensive urate-lowering therapy.  – Dalbeth N, Doyle AJ, McQueen FM, Sundy J, Baraf HS. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Jan;66(1):82-5. doi: 10.1002/acr.22059. PMID: 23836458 [PubMed – in process]

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Brief Report: Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in VKORC1 are risk factors for systemic lupus erythematosus in Asians.  – Dr Rachel Kaiser  | Taylor KE, Deng Y, Zhao J, Li Y, Nititham J, Chang M, Catanese J, Begovich AB, Brown EE, Edberg JC, McGwin G, Alarcón GS, Ramsey-Goldman R, Reveille JD, Vila LM, Petri M, Kimberly RP, Feng X, Sun L, Shen N, Li W, Lu JX, Wakeland EK, Li QZ, Yang W, Lau YL, Liu FL, Chang DM, Yu CY, Song YW, Tsao BP, Criswell LA; Hwee Siew Howe and the Tan Tock Seng Hospital Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Study Group. Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Jan;65(1):211-5. doi: 10.1002/art.37751. PMID: 23124848

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A fever gripped a woman every afternoon, only to slide back to normal while she slept
  – Washington Post – Health & Science By Sandra G. Boodman – June 30

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Staying Healthy While Travelling
  – Travel Host magazine / Dr. David G. Borenstein, M.D. MACP., MACR

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Exploratory study of radiographic change in patients with tophaceous gout treated with intensive urate-lowering therapy.  – NCBI, PubMed.gov / Dr. Herbert S. B. Baraf

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An interview with Dr Borenstein – Does Weather Affect Joint Pain? (2012) – WebMD Feature – by Katherine Kam, reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD

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An interview with Dr Borenstein – Staying Active With Osteoarthritis (2012) – WebMD Feature – by Stephanie Watson, reviewed by Michael W. Smith, MD

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An interview with Dr Borenstein – Managing Osteoarthritis and Low Back Pain (2011)Pain Pathways magazine, Summer 2011 Edition; by Tammy Holoman

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (2011) – David G. Borenstein, MD

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Drugs for Arthritis Pain (2011) – David G. Borenstein, MD

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You Have a Broken Back and Not Know It… Vertebral Fractures Can Be Silent But Deadly (2011) – David G. Borenstein, MD



Guest Lecturers & Presentations

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Dr. Guada Respicio Duque – Presented at Sjogren’s Foundation Support Group, “Extraglandular Involvement in Sjogren’s Syndrome”, August 2017

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Dr. Herbert H.S. Baraf – Pegloticase Re-Treatment after a Gap in Therapy: Data from 2 Phase III Trials and an Open Label Extension Study. EULAR. Published Presentation. Madrid, June 2017

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Dr. Evan Siegel – Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit in NYC, April 2, 2016

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Dr. Angus Worthing – The Provider Perspective, Biosimilar User Fee Act Reauthorization. Public Meeting, US Food and Drug Administration – Dec 2015

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Dr. Angus Worthing – Testimony on behalf of Medical Society of the District of Columbia. Hearing, DC Committee on Consumer, Business, and Regulatory Affairs regarding the Specialty Drug Copayment Limitation Act of 2015 – Oct 2015. Selected to the board of directors of the Medical Society.

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Dr. Angus Worthing – Breaking Down Barriers to Life Saving Treatments. Congressional Briefing, US Capitol  Nov 2015. Congressional briefing: #AARDABrief

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Dr. Angus Worthing – FDA public meeting Dec 18 on reauthorization of the Biosimilar User Fee Reauthorization Act. See Article.

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Dr. Angus Worthing – Testimony on behalf of Medical Society of the District of Columbia. Testified at a hearing regarding a bill in the DC city council that would help increase patients’ access to specialty drugs this week, on behalf of the Medical Society of DC board of directors. See Article.

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Dr. Paul DeMarco – Physical Diagnosis of the Musculoskeletal System. 1st year Medical Student Lecture/Demonstration series. Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC. – November 12, 2015

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Dr. Paul DeMarco – Documentation, Billing and Coding. Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for Rheumatologists – Fundamentals. American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting. San Francisco Convention Center, San Francisco, California – November 6 & 7, 2015

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Dr. Paul DeMarco – Musculoskeletal Ultrasound – Demonstrator. Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for Rheumatologists – Fundamentals. American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting. San Francisco Convention Center, San Francisco, California – November 6 & 7, 2015

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Dr. Paul DeMarco – Understanding Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. Update in Rheumatology 2015: New Diagnostic Tests & Treatments for Clinical Practice. Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington DC. – October 23, 2015

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Dr. Paul DeMarco – Innovative Use of Ultrasound for Rheumatologist. 22nd Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course for Rheumatologists – The Antonio J. Reginato Course. Sheraton Downtown Hotel, Philadelphia, PA. – October 16-17, 2015

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Dr. Paul DeMarco – Billing and Coding of MSK US. 22nd Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course for Rheumatologists – The Antonio J. Reginato Course. Sheraton Downtown Hotel, Philadelphia, PA. – October 16-17, 2015

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Dr. Paul DeMarco – Musculoskeletal Ultrasound – Facilitator. 22nd Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course for Rheumatologists – The Antonio J. Reginato Course. Sheraton Downtown Hotel, Philadelphia, PA. – October 16-17, 2015

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Dr. Paul DeMarco and Dr. David Borenstein presented at “Update in Rheumatology 2015 – New Diagnostic Tests and Treatments for Clinical Practice”, Washington DC, October 2015

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Dr. Evan Siegel – “Axial Spondyloarthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis”, Spartan-GRAPPA Educational Symposium, September 2014

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Dr. Herbert Baraf – “Gouty Arthritis”, Kentucky, Ohio, South Carolina State Rheumatism Society, 2013

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Dr Herbert Baraf – “Gouty Arthritis”, University of Kentucky, Grand Rounds, 2013

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Guada Respicio Duque, MD – Sjögrens Foundation
2013 National Patient Conference, April 13, Bethesda, MD

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ARA presents to a group of pharmaceutical representatives on the variety of rheumatologic conditions – October 18, 2013,


 

Honors

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Justin Peng visited Good Morning Washington as the Medical Honoree for the Walk to Cure Arthritis sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation. He was also the recipient of the “Marriott Lifetime Achievement” Award presented by the Arthritis Foundation to an extraordinary Rheumatologist.

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The following ARA Doctors have achieved the ACR Awards of Distinction: David G. Borenstein, MD, Robert J. Lloyd, MD, Joseph D. Croft, Jr., MD, Werner F. Barth, MD
Read more about the ACR Awards of Distinction >

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Dr. Herbert S.B. Baraf was honored with the Paulding Phelps Award by the American College of Rheumatology November 2014. This is awarded to a clinical rheumatologist for outstanding service to patients, community and the practice of medicine.

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David G. Borenstein, MD – Never Give Up on a Patient
ACR President David Borenstein, MD, receives AF honor for his dedication to rheumatology

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Dr. Paul DeMarco and Dr. Evan Siegel were honored by MobileMed with the Community Partner of the year award for their dedication and volunteered support

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Dr. Herber S.B. Baraf has been named to the board of directors at the Sjögren’s National Foundation

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David G. Borenstein, MD – The Leading Physicians in the World

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Borenstein Named President of American College of Rheumatology

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ACR President David Borenstein, MD, receives AF honor for his dedication to rheumatology

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Paul J DeMarco MD, FACP, FACR, RhMSUS achieved certification in the musculoskeletal ultrasound from the American College of Rheumatology.  This is a new certification program created by the ACR for rheumatologists to demonstrate knowledge in musculoskeletal ultrasound.

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Dr. Herbert S.B. Baraf and Dr. David Borenstein have been honored with the distinction of Master Rheumatologist from The American College of Rheumatology


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