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Steffan W. Schulz, MD

Steffan W. Schulz, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Schulz is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Rheumatology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Rheumatology, 2009

Clinical Expertise:

  • Lupus
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Practice Locations and Appointments

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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • 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: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Memberships

American College of Rheumatology , National Philadelphia Rheumatism Society , Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Schulz 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:

Costa-Reis P, Russo PA, Zhang Z, Colonna L, Maurer K, Gallucci S, Schulz SW, Kiani AN, Petri M: The Role of MicroRNAs and Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 in Proliferative Lupus Nephritis Arthritis and Rheumatism 67 (9): 2415-26,2015.

Schulz SW, Shenin M, Mehta A, Kebede A, Fluerant M: Initial presentation of acute transverse myelitis in systemic lupus erythematosus: demographics, diagnosis, management and comparison to idiopathic cases Rheumatology International 32 (9): 2623-7,2012.

Haija AJ: The role and effect of complementary and alternative medicine in systemic lupus erythematosus. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 37 (1): 47-62,2011.

Schulz SW, Bober M, Johnson C, Braverman N: Maternal mixed connective tissue disease and offspring with chondrodysplasia punctata. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 39 (5): 410-6,2010.

Derk CT, Grace E, Shenin M, Naik M, Schulz S: A prospective open-label study of mycophenolate mofetil for the treatment of diffuse systemic sclerosis. Rheumatology (Oxford) 48 (12): 1595-9,2009.

Schulz SW, O'Brien M, Maqsood M, Sandorfi N, Del Galdo F: Improvement of severe systemic sclerosis-associated gastric antral vascular ectasia following immunosuppressive treatment with intravenous cyclophosphamide. J Rheumatol. 36 (8): 1653-6,2009.

Schulz SW: Systemic sclerosis at the cellular level: molecular pathways of pathogenesis and its implication on future drug design. Curr Med Chem. 16 (30): 3986-95,2009.

Schulz SW: Gastrointestinal Manifestation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: a survey of literature. Open Rheumatol J. 1 : 10-26,2009.

Shenin M, Schulz SW: Improvement of pulmonary function studies in patients with early diffuse systemic sclerosis without clinical symptoms of pulmonary involvement six months after initiation of mycophenolate mofetil: a prospective open label study. ACR National Meeting, San Francisco, CA : 2008.

Schulz SW, Bober M, Johnson C, Braverman N: Chondrodysplasia Punctata in a Male and Female Offspring of a Patient with Mixed Connective Tissue Disease. Presentation at National Young Rheumatology Investigators Forum, Sandestin, FL : 2008.

Academic Contact Info

3400 Civic Center Blvd
First Floor, South Pavilion

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 615-8512
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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