Christopher Palma, MD, Rheumatology, Brighton, NY, Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester


Rheumatology Brighton, NY

Lupus & Related, Rheumatoid Arthritis & Related, Vasculitis

Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterFellowship, Rheumatology, 2014 - 2016
  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterResidency, Internal Medicine, 2011 - 2014
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryClass of 2011
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthScM, Microbiology and Immunology, 2005 - 2007
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityScM, 2005 - 2007
  • Yale UniversityBS, Biology, 2001 - 2005
  • Yale UniversityB.S., 2001 - 2005

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2013 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Rheumatology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow American College of Rheumatology, 2016
  • Fellow American Board of Internal Medicine, 2014
  • Fellow American College of Medicine, 2014
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Characterization of di-, tri-, and tetranucleotide microsatellite markers with perfect repeats for Trypanosoma brucei and related species  
    Balmer O; Palma C; Macleod A; Caccone A, Molecular Ecology Notes, 1/1/2006


  • Anakinra is effecitve and well tolerated in medically complex patients including transplant recipients with gout.
    Christopher Palma, Taylor Topping, Darren Tabechain, American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, 1/1/2016


  • Breathlessness in scleroderma 
    Rochester, NY - 1/1/2018

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Hospital Affiliations