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Rheumatology

Lawrence H. Brent, MD

Specialties

Rheumatology

Distinctions
about me
publications
about me
Clinical Interests
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Spondyloarthropathies: ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis
  • Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: polymyositis, dermatomyositis
  • Septic arthritis
Research Interests
  • Spondyloarthropathies
  • Septic arthritis
Education
  • MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Training
  • Fellowship, Rheumatology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology
Memberships
  • Pennsylvania Rheumatology Society, Board of Directors, 2011-present
  • American Association of Immunologists, 1991-present
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1991-present
  • Philadelphia Rheumatism Society, Board of Directors, 1987-present
  • American College of Rheumatology, Fellow, 1984-present
  • American College of Physicians, Fellow, 1982-present
Awards and Honors
  • Top Doctors, Rheumatology, Philadelphia magazine, 2009-2019
  • Top Doctor, Super Doctors, 2012, 2013
  • Top Doctor in Rheumatology, US News and World Report, 2011, 2013
  • Joseph Lee Hollander, MD Award in the Field of Rheumatology, Arthritis Foundation, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter, 2008
offices

Office Locations

Temple Rheumatology

Temple University Hospital

3401 N. Broad Street

Outpatient Building, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

publications
Selected Publications

Rodriguez-Paez AC, Seetharaman M, Brent LH. Cryoglobulin crystal arthropathy in a patient with multiple myeloma. J Clin Rheumatol 2009;15:238-40. PMID: 19590446

Badawi R, Brent LH, Feinstein D. Mimics of vasculitis: vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome masquerading as polyarteritis nodosa. J Rheumatol 2009;36:1845-6. PMID: 19671829

Brent LH. Inflammatory arthritis: An overview for primary care physicians. Postgraduate Med 2009;121:148-62. PMID: 19332973

Shanmugam S, Brent LH. Sarcoid Arthropathy. J Rheumatol 2008;35:1892-3. PMID: 18785297

Feinstein DE, Brent LH. The complexity of the differential diagnosis for the inflammatory arthritides. Postgraduate Med 2006 (May Suppl);117:12-23. PMID: 17957858

Brent LH. Introduction: Inflammatory arthritis. Postgraduate Med 2006 (May Suppl); 117:3-4. PMID: 17957857

Lowry SM, Brent LH, Menaldine S, Kerr JR. A case of persistent parvovirus B19 infection with bilateral cartilaginous and ligamentous damage to the wrists. Clin Infect Dis 2005;41:e42-4. PMID: 16028146

Adusumilli SK, Brent LH. Bilateral shortening of the third and fourth metacarpal bones. J Clin Rheumatol 2005;11:109-11. PMID: 16357713

Kataria RK, Brent LH. Spondyloarthropathies. Am Fam Physician 2004;69:2853-60. PMID: 15222650

Kiratiseavee S, Brent LH. Spondyloarthropathies: Using presentation to make the diagnosis. Cleve Clin J Med 2004;71:184-206. PMID: 15055243

Kataria RK, Chaiamnuay S, Jacobson LD, Brent LH. Subacromial bursitis with rice bodies as the presenting manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol 2003;30:1354-5. PMID: 12784416

Seetharaman M, Brent LH. Ankylosing tarsitis. J Rheumatol 2003;30:630-1. PMID: 12610829

Viola IC, Joffe S, Brent LH. Primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy. J Rheumatol 2000;27:1562-3. PMID: 10852293

Kovacs B, Lafferty TL, Brent LH, DeHoratius RJ. Transverse myelopathy in systemic lupus erythematosus: an analysis of 14 cases and review of the literature. Ann Rheum Dis 2000;59:120-4. PMID: 10666167

Tsiouris N, Kovacs B, Daskal I, Brent LH, Samuels A. End-stage renal disease in sarcoidosis of the kidney. Am J Kidney Dis 1999;34:E21. PMID: 10561161

Narag RB, Samuels AJ, Orlin SE, Brent LH. Polyarteritis nodosa complicated by severe progressive scleritis. J Rheumatol 1999;26:1213-4. PMID: 10333000

Brent LH, Beckman DA, Brent RL. Antirheumatic drugs: Their effects on reproductive health. Reprod Toxicol 1997;11:561-77. PMID: 9241677

Yamamoto N, Naraparaju VR, Moore M, Brent LH. Deglycosylation of serum vitamin D3- binding protein by -N-acetylgalactosaminidase detected in the plasma of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Clin Immunol Immmunopath 1997;82:290-8. PMID: 9073553

Brent LH, Rubenstein B, Gong QH, Wieland SJ. Transmembrane potential responses during HL-60 promyelocyte differentiation. J Cell Physiol 1996;168:155-65. PMID: 8647910

Brent LH, Gong Q, Ross JM, Wieland SJ. Mitogen activated Ca++ channels in human B lymphocytes. J Cell Physiol 1993;155:520-9. PMID: 8098335

Wieland SJ, Gong Q, Chou RH, Brent LH. A lineage-specific Ca++ activated K+ conductance in HL-60 cells. J Biol Chem 1992;267:15426-31. PMID: 1379229

Brent LH, Butler JL, Woods WT, Jr., Bubien JK. Transmembrane ion conductance in human B lymphocyte activation. J Immunol 1990;145:2381-9. PMID: 1698853

Brent LH, Miyawaki T, Everson MP, Butler JL. Interleukin-2 production by a marmoset B cell line. Euro J Immunol 1990;20:1125-9. PMID: 2162776

Brent LH, Abruzzo JL. Localized eosinophilic fasciitis in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol 1985;12:987-9. PMID: 4087274

Brent LH. Sarcoidosis and thrombocytopenia. Del Med J 1979; 56:341-5. PMID: 467750

Office Locations

Temple Rheumatology

Temple University Hospital

3401 N. Broad Street

Outpatient Building, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED