Sara K. Tedeschi, MD

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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Associate Physician, Division of Rheumatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

3. Dr. Tedeschi is a rheumatologist and clinical investigator at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. After receiving her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, she completed her internal medicine residency and rheumatology fellowship training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. During her rheumatology fellowship, she also received a Master in Public Health degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She completed a year-long training in musculoskeletal ultrasound through the Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists and incorporates ultrasound into her clinical practice and research. Dr. Tedeschi has led studies on risk factors for systemic lupus erythematosus, pregnancy in women with lupus, bone health in lupus, the relationship between diet and rheumatoid arthritis, and the use of vascular ultrasound to evaluate giant cell arteritis. She contributed to the development of the 2019 European League Against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus. Her research on calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition disease, a form of crystalline arthritis, is supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.