Find a Doctor or Practice Location

Are you a referring physician?
within
I am searching for a
Reset Form
Barry M. Schimmer, MD

Barry M. Schimmer, MD Non-Penn Medicine Provider

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

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

About Dr. Barry M. Schimmer

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2002 Top Docs issue

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Rheumatology

Programs & Centers:

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 Lesions
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • 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 Cysts
  • Gastrointestinal Tract Scleroderma
  • Gout
  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
  • Hand Tendon Injury
  • Heel Pain
  • Height Loss
  • Herniated Disc Pain
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Joint Injections
  • Kidney Vasculitis
  • Knee (Non-Operative)
  • Knee Avascular Necrosis
  • Knee Instability
  • Knee Ligament Injury
  • Knee Malalignment
  • Knee Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Metabolic Myopathies
  • Muscle Disease
  • Musculoskeletal Infection
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Non-Operative Ankle Injury
  • Non-Operative Elbow Injury
  • Non-Operative Shoulder Injury
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Osteomalacia
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget's Disease
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • 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
  • Torn Ligaments
  • Trigger Point Joint Injections
  • Undiagnosed Back Pain and Leg Pain
  • Undiagnosed Neck Pain
  • Undiagnosed Shoulder and Upper Arm Pain
  • Wrist Tendonitis

Practice Locations and Appointments

Education and Training

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital

Memberships

American College of Physicians, National American College of Rheumatology, 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

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
Fax: (215) 923-6442
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)