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Rheumatology

Irene J. Tan, MD, FACR

Specialties

Rheumatology

Awards
4.9
52 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
about me
publications
ratings & reviews
about me
Clinical Interests
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Vasculitis
  • Gout
  • Skin manifestations of rheumatic diseases
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Undifferentiated connective tissue disease
  • Connective tissue disease associated interstitial lung disease
  • Ankylosing spondylitis 
  • Inflammatory myositis 
  • Hypermobility syndrome
  • Osteoporosis 
Research Interests
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Systemic lupus
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Sympathetic joint effusion
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus 
  • Hypermobility syndrome
  • Macrophage activation syndrome/acquired hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
  • Especially interested in developing and validating a clinical maneuver to improve the diagnostic sensitivity of early rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory arthritides
Education
  • MD, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Training
  • Fellowship, Rheumatology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology
Memberships
  • American College of Rheumatology
  • Pennsylvania Rheumatology Society
  • Philadelphia Rheumatism Society
  • Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine
  • Association of Specialty Professors
Awards and Honors
  • Arts and Science of Medicine Course Preceptor Award, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Teaching Attending of the Year Award, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine at Queens Hospital Center
  • Henry L. Moses, First Prize in the Basic Science Research Category, Montefiore Staff and Alumni Association, NY
  • Rookie of the Year Award (for Teaching), Department of Medicine, Stamford Hospital, CT
  • Top Doctor in Connecticut, Rheumatology, Connecticut Magazine, 2010-2012
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award, 2016
  • Top Doctors, Rheumatology, Philadelphia magazine, 2017-2019
  • Exceptional Women in Medicine, Castle Connolly, 2017
offices

Office Locations

Temple Rheumatology

Temple University Hospital

3401 N. Broad Street

Outpatient Building, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

publications
Digital Bibliography
Publications

1. Singh N, Saurabh S, Tan IJ. Takayasu’s arteritis and Crohn’s disease in a young Hispanic female. Case Rep in Rheumatology. 2014;2014:246852. PMID: 25152825.

2. Tan IJ, Peeva E, Zandman-Goddard G. Hormonal modulation of the immune system – a spotlight on the role of progestogens. Autoimmun Rev. 2015 Jun;14(6):536-42. PMID: 25697984.

3. Brown CR, Criscione-Schreiber L, O’Rourke KS, Fuchs HA, Putterman C, Tan IJ, Valeriano-Marcet J,  Hsieh E, Zirkle S, Bolster MB. What Is a Rheumatologist and How Do We Make One? Arthritis Care Res. 2016 Aug;68(8):1166-72. PMID: 26663526.

4. Criscione-Schreiber L, Brown CR, O’Rourke KS, Fuchs HA, Putterman C, Tan IJ, Valeriano-Marcet J,  Hsieh E, Zirkle S, Bolster MB. A New Roadmap for the Journey from Internist to Rheumatologist. Arthritis Care Res. 2016 Nov 11. Doi:10.1002/acr.23151. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27863135.

ratings & reviews

52 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more.

OVERALL RATING

4.90 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.8
Give easy to understand instruction
4.9
Provider expl in way you understand
4.9
Provider listen carefully to you
4.9
Show respect for what you say
4.9
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
April 20, 2019

This was my first visit with Dr. Tan. I am completely and totally satisfied that this doctor will be attending me on future visits.

5.0
April 18, 2019

I love that she takes in consideration of how I'm feeling before she does anything to me.

5.0
April 16, 2019

Dr. Tan is a super good Living Wise care provider.

5.0
January 22, 2019

Dr.Irene Tan is t GREATEST. She takes time to listen to everything I had to say.

5.0
October 20, 2018

good

5.0
October 18, 2018

Dr. Tan is courteous and attends well to her patients.

5.0
September 24, 2018

I adore dr. tan. she is the only provider who has taken time to get to know my experiences with my illness. she is the only reason I put up with the long wait time and rude reception staff!

5.0
September 18, 2018

Dr. Tan gives me excellent care and listens to the problems I have with my RA and autoimmune disease. She is so helpful.

5.0
September 17, 2018

fair

5.0
August 25, 2018

I love Dr. Tan.. she is working in accordance with Dr. [...] from the Pulmonary dept. on my medical issues. Both Drs are Rock stars & I trust them completely with my medical issues & treatment plans at this time

5.0
August 23, 2018

Dr. Tan exceptional, compassionate, professional

Office Locations

Temple Rheumatology

Temple University Hospital

3401 N. Broad Street

Outpatient Building, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED