Krishna Chaganti, MD, MS

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address533 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
Phone415-353-2497
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    American College of RheumatologyRhMSUS2019MSK Ultrasound
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CAPostdoctoral Studies2008Graduate Division
    Columbia University, New York, NYM.S.2009Biostatistics
    Hospital for Special Surgery/Weill Cornell Hospital, New York, NYFellowship2006Rheumatology
    Temple University, Philadelphia, PAResidency2003Internal Medicine
    Temple University, Philadelphia, PAM.D.1999School of Medicine
    Princeton University, Princeton, NJA.B.1994History
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    UCSF2019Ira M. Goldstein Award for Outstanding Teaching in Rheumatology
    Hospital for Special Surgery/NYP Weill Cornell Hospital2004  - 2007ACR Physician Scientist Development Award

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    Dr. R. Krishna Chaganti is a rheumatologist who cares for patients with a variety of rheumatologic diseases. She has been a clinician at UCSF since 2008 and has a special focus on rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and skeletal health/osteoporosis. She also has a strong interest in the use of musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound to enhance the diagnosis and care of patients in rheumatology.

    She sees patients in general rheumatology at the Parnassus campus and at the Orthopedic Institute and also sees patients in the Skeletal Health clinic at the Orthopedic Institute. In her research, Dr. Chaganti studied risk factors associated with developing osteoarthritis of the hip, risk of revision hip surgery and factors associated with increased disability due to osteoarthritis.

    Dr. Chaganti has a strong commitment to teaching and teaches medical students, residents and fellows at the Parnassus Fellows' clinic. She coordinates their weekly clinical case conference, lectures as part of their core didactics curriculum, and teaches MSK ultrasound as part of an ultrasound elective.

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    1. Validity and Responsiveness of a 10-Item Patient-Reported Measure of Physical Function in a Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinic Population. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 03; 69(3):338-346. Wahl E, Gross A, Chernitskiy V, Trupin L, Gensler L, Chaganti K, Michaud K, Katz P, Yazdany J. PMID: 27332620.
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    2. Arterial calcification due to CD73 deficiency (ACDC): imaging manifestations of ectopic mineralization. Skeletal Radiol. 2016 Nov; 45(11):1583-7. Gutierrez LB, Link T, Chaganti K, Motamedi D. PMID: 27562569.
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    3. Vascular pathology of medial arterial calcifications in NT5E deficiency: implications for the role of adenosine in pseudoxanthoma elasticum. Mol Genet Metab. 2011 May; 103(1):44-50. Markello TC, Pak LK, St Hilaire C, Dorward H, Ziegler SG, Chen MY, Chaganti K, Nussbaum RL, Boehm M, Gahl WA. PMID: 21371928.
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