Christy Sandborg, MD

Christy Sandborg, MD

Pediatric Rheumatology Palo Alto, CA

Professor, Pediatrics - Rheumatology, Stanford University Medical Center

Office Address

  • 700 Welch Road
    Suite 301
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Phone: (650) 723-8295
    Fax: (650) 736-4344

Christy Sandborg, MD

Pediatric Rheumatology Palo Alto, CA

Professor, Pediatrics - Rheumatology, Stanford University Medical Center

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatric Rheumatology: General Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Clinical Interests: Pediatrics; Rheumatology; Health Services Accessibility; Delivery of Health Care

Education & Training

  • Children's Hospital of Los AngelesChildren's Hospital of Los Angeles
  • Children's Hospital of Los AngelesChildren's Hospital of Los Angeles
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLADavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • University of California, Los Angeles

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1979 - 2016
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatric Rheumatology
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Distinguished Service AwardAmerican College of Rheumatology, 2013
    • Tribute to Silicon Valley Women in Leadership AwardYWCA, 2011
    • James T. Cassidy AwardAmerican Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Pediatric Rheumatology, 2011

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • The Randomized Placebo Phase Study of Rilonacept in the Treatment of Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (RAPPORT)  Ilowite NT, Prather K, Lokhnygina Y, Schanberg LE, Elder M, Milojevic D, Verbsky JW, Spalding SJ, Kimura Y, Imundo LF, Punaro MG, Sherry DD, Tarvin SE, Zemel LS, Birmi..., Arthritis Rheumatol, 5/16/2014
    • Beyond the Decade: Strategic Priorities to Reduce the Burden of Musculoskeletal Disease  Jacobs JJ, King TR, Klippel JH, Berven SH, Burr DB, Caskey PM, Elderkin AL, Esposito PW, Gall EP, Goldring SR, Pollak AN, Sandborg CI, Templeton KJ, J Bone Joint Surg Am, 9/4/2013
    • Shrinking Lung Syndrome as a Manifestation of Pleuritis: A New Model Based on Pulmonary Physiological Studies  Henderson LA, Loring SH, Gill RR, Liao KP, Ishizawar R, Kim S, Perlmutter-Goldenson R, Rothman D, Son MB, Stoll ML, Zemel LS, Sandborg C, Dellaripa PF, Nigrovic PA, J Rheumatol, 3/1/2013

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Pediatrics for Medical Students Chapter: Pediatric Rheumatology 
      Sandborg, C.I., Nepom,B., Mellins, E.
      Editors: Bernstein, D. , Shelov, S..Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD
    • Clinical Immunology Chapter: Juvenile Arthritis Page 62.1 - 62.13
      Sandborg, C.I., Nepom,B., Mellins, E.
      Editors: Rich, R., Fleisher, T., Shearer, W., Kotzin, B., Schroeder, H..Mosby, London, UK
      Edition 2nd,2001
    • Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology Chapter: Pauciarticular-onset Juvenile Chronic Arthritis 
      Sherry, D., Sandborg, C., Saper, V., Mellins, E.
      Editors: .


    • Lupus Nephritis in Children and Adolescents Buenos Aires, Argentina - 4/16/2013
    • Pediatric Rheumatology: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going San Diego, CA - 1/1/2013
    • Crisis Standards of Care Sacramento, CA - 10/17/2012

    Professional Memberships

    • American College of Rheumatology - ACRFellow

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS California PPO
    • Blue Shield California PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Health Net California Large Group PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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