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Barry M. Schimmer, MD

Barry M. Schimmer, MD Provider Not Employed by Penn Medicine

Chief, Section of Rheumatology, Pennsylvania Hospital Clinical Professor of Medicine

Dr. Schimmer is a private practice physician who is not employed by Penn Medicine.

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About Dr. Barry M. Schimmer

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2002 Top Docs issue

Clinical Specialties


  • Rheumatology

Programs & Centers:

  • Rheumatology Program

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 1973
  • Rheumatology, 1976

Clinical Expertise:

  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Back and Spinal Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis)
  • Bone Lesions
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy)
  • Connective Tissue Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Crystal Arthritis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Estrogen Hormone Replacement
  • Fibromyalgia (Fibrositis)
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Tendonitis
  • Ganglion Cyst (Bible Cyst)
  • Gastrointestinal Tract Scleroderma
  • Gout
  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
  • Hand Tendon Injury
  • Heel Pain
  • Height Loss
  • Herniated Disc Pain
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Joint Injections
  • Kidney Vasculitis
  • Knee Avascular Necrosis
  • Knee Cap Instability
  • Knee Ligament Injury
  • Knee Malalignment Syndrome
  • Knee Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ligament Tear
  • Lupus
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Metabolic Myopathies
  • Muscle Disease
  • Musculoskeletal Infection
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myopathies
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Non-Operative Ankle Injury
  • Non-Operative Elbow Injury
  • Non-Operative Knee Injury
  • Non-Operative Shoulder Injury
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Osteomalacia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget's Disease
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Reiter's Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spine - Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Sport Related Shoulder Injury
  • Sports Injury
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Synovial Fluid Analysis
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS)
  • Temporal Arteritis (Giant Cell Arteritis)
  • Tendonitis
  • Thoracic Pain
  • Trigger Point Joint Injections
  • Undiagnosed Back Pain and Leg Pain
  • Undiagnosed Neck Pain
  • Undiagnosed Shoulder and Upper Arm Pain
  • Wrist Tendonitis

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Education and Training

Medical School:
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital


ACR Research and Education Foundation(REF) RA Campaign Leadership Committee , National American Board of Internal Medicine, General Internal Medicine Test Writing Committee , National American College of Physicians, National American College of Rheumatology ACR) Self Assessment Program/ABIM and Fellowship Training-in-Service Test Writing Committee , National American College of Rheumatology , National American Rheumatism Association Computer , National CARE Program (Continuing Assessment, Review, and Evaluation) Committee of the American College of Rheumatology , National Domain Definition Committee, American Board of Internal Medicine , National Philadelphia County Medical Society, Philadelphia Rheumatism Society Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Arthritis, Foundation (Member of Medical and Scientific Committee 1978-96, Chair Grants and Scholarship Committee 1987-88), Lupus Foundation of South Jersey (Member, Board of Directors 1985-), Lupus Foundation of Delaware Valley (Member, Board of Directors 1987-96) , Local Rheumatology ABIM Self Evaluation Module (SEP) Committee , National Rheumatology Subspecialty Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine, National Rheumatology, Sub-specialty Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine , National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Schimmer is a private practice physician who is not employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

Pennsylvania Rheumatology Associates, PC
822 Pine Street
Suite 3A

Philadelphia, Pa 19107
Phone: (215) 829-5358
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)