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Michael George, MD, MSCE

Michael George, MD, MSCE Physician

Instructor A of Medicine

Dr. George is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Rheumatology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2012
  • Rheumatology, 2015

Clinical Expertise:

  • Dermatomyositis
  • Inflammatory Disease
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Muscle Disease
  • Myositis
  • Polymyositis
  • 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)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • 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: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Rheumatology, National International Myositis Assessment & Clinical Studies Group (IMACS), International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. George 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.

Research

Selected Publications:

George M D, Baker J F: Perioperative management of immunosuppression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis Current Opinion in Rheumatology 31 (3): 300-6,2019.

George MD, Sauer BC, Teng CC, Cannon GW, England BR, Kerr GS, Mikuls TR, Baker JF: Biologic and Glucocorticoid Use after Methotrexate Initiation in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Journal of Rheumatology 46 (4): 343-50,2019.

Baker J F, George M D: Prevention of Infection in the Perioperative Setting in Patients with Rheumatic Disease Treated with Immunosuppression. Current Rheumatology Reports 21 (5): 17,2019.

George MD, Baker JF, Winthrop K, Alemao E, Chen L, Connolly S, Hsu JY, Simon TA, Wu Q, Xie F, Yang S, Curtis JR: Timing of Abatacept Before Elective Arthroplasty and Risk of Post-operative Outcomes. Arthritis care & research : 2019.

Baker JF, Stokes A, Mikuls TR, George M, England BR, Sayles H, Michaud K: Current and early life weight and associations with mortality in rheumatoid arthritis. Clinical and experimental rheumatology : 2019.

George MD, Baker JF, Winthrop K, Alemao E, Chen L, Connolly S, Hsu JY, Simon TA, Wu Q, Xie F, Yang S, Curtis JR: Risk of Biologic Therapies and Glucocorticoids in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Undergoing Elective Arthroplasty Annals of Internal Medicine : 2019.

Baker J, England B, Mikuls T, Sayles H, Cannon G, Sauer B, George M, Caplan L, Michaud K: Obesity, Weight Loss, and Progression of Disability in Rheumatoid Arthritis Arthritis Care & Research 70 (12): 1740-1747,2018.

McCulley CB, Barton JL, Cannon GW, Sauer BC, Teng CC, George MD, Caplan L, England BR, Mikuls TR, Baker JF: Body mass index and persistence of conventional DMARDs and TNF inhibitors in rheumatoid arthritis. Clinical and experimental rheumatology : 2018.

Vivino F, George M, Johr C, Sandorfi N: “Lack of Specificity in Testing for Murine Tissue Specific Autoantibodies for the Diagnosis of Sjogren’s Syndrome” American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL : 2018.

Ogdie A, George M: "The Impact of Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors on Diabetes Mellitus Among Patients with Inflammatory Arthritis” American College of Rheumatology, Chicago, IL : 2018.

Academic Contact Info

5 White Building
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)