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Anupama Shahane, MD, MPH, CCD

Anupama Shahane, MD, MPH, CCD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Shahane is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Rheumatology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2008
  • Rheumatology, 2010

Clinical Expertise:

  • Lupus
  • Myositis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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

  • Rheumatology

    Penn Medicine Valley Forge 1001 Chesterbrook Boulevard Berwyn, PA 19312 800-789-PENN (7366)

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • 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
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Mumbai (formerly Bombay)
Residency: Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation


American College of Rheumatology, National Maharashtra Medical Board, National Medical Council of India, National Philadelphia Rheumatism Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Shahane 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.


Selected Publications:

Komarla A, Yu GH, Shahane A.: Pleural effusion, pneumothorax, and lung entrapment in rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology 21 (4): 211-5,2015.

Gupta M, Jafri K, Sharim R, Silverman S, Sindher SB, Shahane A, Kwan M: Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome associated with biologic therapy Curr Allergy and Asthma Reports 15 (2): 499,2015.

Ruchika Patel, Anupama Shahane: Epidemiology of Sjogren's Syndrome Clinical Epidemiology 6 : 247-55,2014.

Bhagat Monica, Sehra Shiv T, Shahane Anupama, Kwan Mildred: Utility of immunologic testing in suspected rheumatologic disease. Current allergy and asthma reports 14 (1): 405,2014.

Koolaee RM, Moran AA, Shahane A.: Author's response. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology 19 (5): 301,2013.

Shahane A.: Pulmonary hypertension in rheumatic diseases: epidemiology and pathogenesis. Rheumatology International 33 (7): 1655-67,2013.

Koolaee RM, Moran AM, Shahane A.: Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage and Libman-Sacks endocarditis as a manifestation of possible primary antiphospholipid syndrome. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology 19 (2): 79-83,2013.

Fung Irene, Garrett Jackie P-D, Shahane Anupama, Kwan Mildred: Do Bugs Control Our Fate? The Influence of the Microbiome on Autoimmunity. Current allergy and asthma reports 12 (6): 511-9,2012.

Shahane Anupama, Khasnis Atul, Gota Carmen: Rituximab-responsive nephrotic syndrome due to minimal change disease in systemic lupus erythematosus. Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases 18 (4): 199-202,2012.

Jain Snigdha, Shahane Anupama, Derk Chris T: Interstitial lung disease in systemic sclerosis: Pathophysiology, current and new advances in therapy Inflammation & allergy drug targets 4 : 266-77,2012.

Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
3400 Spruce Street,
5th Floor White Building, HUP

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-4661
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)