With 16 full-time and 28 voluntary faculty members, activities in the Division of Rheumatology and Allergy-Clinical Immunology are rivaled by few institutions. The following represent the full-time faculty:

Adult Rheumatology

Pediatric Rheumatology


Richard Furie, M.D.

Beth Gottlieb, M.D.

Nicholas Chiorazzi,M.D.

Robert Greenwald,M.D.

Anne Eberhard, M.D.

Betty Diamond, M.D.

Avram Goldberg,M.D.


Peter Gregersen,M.D.

Galina Marder, M.D.


Percio Gulko,M.D.

Maria-Louise Barilla-LaBarca, M.D.


Giovanni Franchin, M.D., Ph.D.



Charles Chu, Ph.D.



Cynthia Aranow, M.D.



Meggan Mackay, MD, MS



Anne Davidson, M.B.B.S.

Richard Furie,M.D.
Director, The Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Autoimmune Disease Treatment Center
Director, The Program in Novel Therapeutics

Rheumatology Fellowship Program Director
Chief, Division of Rheumatology and Allergy-Clinical Immunology, North Shore-LIJ Health System

Dr. Richard Furie's interests lie in the management of patients with lupus and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome. He is particularly active in clinical research aimed at advancing new therapies for rheumatic disease patients.

Maria-Louise Barilla-LaBarca, M.D.
Assistant Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program
Director, Resident and Student Training in Rheumatology

Dr. Maria-Louise Barilla-LaBarca is in charge of the educational programs for students, interns and residents. She plays a vital role in the training of rheumatology fellows. Her clinical interests lie in the musculoskeletal symptoms that performing artists develop.

Robert Greenwald, M.D.
Associate Chairman for Academic Affairs, Department of Medicine

Dr. Robert Greenwald has had a long standing interest in arthritis. His research focuses on the role of metalloproteinases in the destructive processes seen in arthritis patients.

Avram Goldberg, M.D.
Director, The Scleroderma and Raynaud's Treatment Center

Dr. Avram Goldberg directs the Scleroderma and Raynaud's Treatment Center. He is particularly interested in the prospects of drug development for scleroderma.

Galina Marder, M.D.
Director, The Inflammatory Muscle Disease Center and The Vasculitis Center

Dr. Galina Marder is interested in inflammatory rheumatic diseases and has extensive experience in lupus, myositis and vasculitis. She has recently established two programs, The Inflammatory Muscle Disease Center and The Vasculitis Center.

Beth Gottlieb
Pediatric Rheumatology

Dr. Beth Gottlieb practices pediatric rheumatology at Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York.

Dr. Anne Eberhard
Pediatric Rheumatology

Dr. Anne Eberhard practices pediatric rheumatology at Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York.

Nicholas Chiorazzi, M.D.
Head of Experimental Immunology, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Charles Chu, Ph.D.
Director, Laboratory of Lymphocyte Biology

Peter Gregersen, M.D.
Director, The Robert S. Boas Center of Genomics and Human Genetics

Percio Gulko, MD
Director, Laboratory of Experimental Rheumatology


Last Update

September 28, 2012
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