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Alexis R. Ogdie-Beatty, MD, MSCE

Alexis R. Ogdie-Beatty, MD, MSCE Physician

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Dr. Ogdie-Beatty is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Medicine
    • Rheumatology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2009
  • Rheumatology, 2011

Clinical Expertise:

  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Spine - Ankylosing Spondylitis

Description of Clinical Expertise

Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Spondyloarthropathies, Other Inflammatory Arthritis (e.g. Rheumatoid Arthritis)

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Rheumatology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine South Pavilion, 1st Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American College of Rheumatology, National American Medical Association, National Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis, International International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology, International Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders (PCMD), Local Penn Center for Pharmacoepidemiology Research and Training (CPeRT), Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Ogdie-Beatty is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

Psoriatic Arthritis, Epidemiology, Pharmacoepidemiology

Selected Publications:

Ogdie Alexis, Gelfand J M: Clinical Risk Factors for the Development of Psoriatic Arthritis Among Patients with Psoriasis: A Review of Available Evidence. Current rheumatology reports 17 (10): 540,2015.

Neogi Tuhina, Jansen Tim L Th A, Dalbeth Nicola, Fransen Jaap, Schumacher H Ralph, Berendsen Dianne, Brown Melanie, Choi Hyon, Edwards N Lawrence, Janssens Hein J E M, Lioté Frédéric, Naden Raymond P, Nuki George, Ogdie Alexis, Perez-Ruiz Fernando, Saag Kenneth, Singh Jasvinder A, Sundy John S, Tausche Anne-Kathrin, Vaquez-Mellado Janitzia, Yarows Steven A, Taylor William J: 2015 Gout classification criteria: an American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism collaborative initiative. Annals of the rheumatic diseases 74 (10): 1789-98,2015.

de Lautour Hugh, Taylor William J, Adebajo Ade, Alten Rieke, Burgos-Vargas Ruben, Chapman Peter, Cimmino Marco A, da Rocha Castelar Pinheiro Geraldo, Day Ric, Harrold Leslie R, Helliwell Philip, Janssen Matthijs, Kerr Gail, Kavanaugh Arthur, Khanna Dinesh, Khanna Puja P, Lin Chingtsai, Louthrenoo Worawit, McCarthy Geraldine, Vazquez-Mellado Janitzia, Mikuls Ted R, Neogi Tuhina, Ogdie Alexis, Perez-Ruiz Fernando, Schlesinger Naomi, Schumacher H Ralph, Scirè Carlo A, Singh Jasvinder A, Sivera Francisca, Slot : Development of Preliminary Remission Criteria for Gout Using Delphi and 1000Minds® Consensus Exercises. Arthritis care & research : 2015.

Aggarwal Rohit, Ringold Sarah, Khanna Dinesh, Neogi Tuhina, Johnson Sindhu R, Miller Amy, Brunner Hermine I, Ogawa Rikke, Felson David, Ogdie Alexis, Aletaha Daniel, Feldman Brian M: Distinctions Between Diagnostic and Classification Criteria? Arthritis care & research 67 (7): 891-7,2015.

Tillett William, Eder Lihi, Goel Niti, De Wit Maarten, Gladman Dafna D, FitzGerald Oliver, Campbell Willemina, Helliwell Philip S, Gossec Laure, Orbai Ana-Maria, Ogdie Alexis, Strand Vibeke, McHugh Neil J, Mease Philip J: Enhanced Patient Involvement and the Need to Revise the Core Set - Report from the Psoriatic Arthritis Working Group at OMERACT 2014. The Journal of rheumatology : 2015.

Ogdie Alexis, Schwartzman Sergio, Husni M Elaine: Recognizing and managing comorbidities in psoriatic arthritis. Current opinion in rheumatology 27 (2): 118-26,2015.

Ogdie Alexis, Shah Ami A, Makris Una E, Jiang Yihui, Nelson Amanda E, Kim Alfred H J, Angeles-Han Sheila T, Castelino Flavia V, Golding Amit, Muscal Eyal, Kahlenberg J Michelle, Barg Frances K: Barriers and facilitators of a career as a physician scientist among rheumatologists in the United States. Arthritis care & research : 2015.

Ogdie Alexis, Yu YiDing, Haynes Kevin, Love Thorvardur Jon, Maliha Samantha, Jiang Yihui, Troxel Andrea B, Hennessy Sean, Kimmel Steven E, Margolis David J, Choi Hyon, Mehta Nehal N, Gelfand Joel M: Risk of major cardiovascular events in patients with psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis: a population-based cohort study. Annals of the rheumatic diseases 74 (2): 326-32,2015.

Jafri Kashif, Taylor Lynne, Nezamzadeh Melissa, Baker Joshua F, Mehta Nehal N, Bartels Christie, Williams Catherine T, Ogdie Alexis: Management of hyperlipidemia among patients with rheumatoid arthritis in the primary care setting. BMC musculoskeletal disorders 16 : 237,2015.

Yeung H, Farber S, Birnbaum B, Dunham J, Ogdie A, Patterson KC, Payne A, Porteous MK, Rossman MD, Sharim R, Takeshita J, Werth VP, Shin DB, Price S, Rosenbach M: Reliability and validity of cutaneous sarcoidosis outcome instruments among dermatologists, pulmonologists, and rheumatologists. JAMA Dermatology : 2015.

Academic Contact Info

1409 Penn Tower
1 Convention Ave.

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 662-2454
Fax: (215) 662-4500
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)