Find a Doctor or Practice Location

Are you a referring physician?
I am searching for a
Reset Form
Anupama Shahane, MD, MPH

Anupama Shahane, MD, MPH Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Shahane is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Anupama Shahane

Recognized by America's Top Doctors for 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's May 2018 Top Docs issue

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties


  • Rheumatology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2008
  • Rheumatology, 2010

Clinical Expertise:

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

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • 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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • 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
  • Veterans Choice Program

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 Pennsylvania Rheumatology Society, Local Philadelphia Rheumatism Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Shahane is employed by Penn Medicine.

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: 800-789-7366 (PENN)