Lawrence Brent, MD

Lawrence Brent, MD

Rheumatology Philadelphia, PA

Associate Professor of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University


Office Address

  • 5501 Old York Rd
    Korman Bldg Ste 103
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
    Phone: (215) 456-7380
    Fax: (215) 456-3898

Lawrence Brent, MD

Rheumatology Philadelphia, PA

Associate Professor of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Rheumatology: General Rheumatology, Lupus & Related, Spondyloarthropathy

Education & Training

  • Thomas Jefferson UniversityThomas Jefferson University
  • Thomas Jefferson UniversityThomas Jefferson University
  • West Virginia UniversityWest Virginia University
  • Jefferson Medical CollegeJefferson Medical College

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1980 - 2016

      Awards, Honors, & Recognition

      • Philadelphia MagazineCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006
      • Listed in Philadelphia Super Doctors2012, 2013
      • Named “Top Doctor” in RheumatologyUS News and World Report, 2011, 2012

      Publications & Presentations

      PubMed

      Journal Articles

      • The safety and risks of using TNF-alpha antagonists to treat psoriasis during pregnancy  Polifka J, Brent LH, Adv Psoriasis, 1/1/2010
      • The primary care physician’s guide to inflammatory arthritis: Diagnosis  Quilon A, Brent L, J Musculoskeletal Med, 1/1/2010
      • The primary care physician’s guide to inflammatory arthritis: Treatment  Quilon A, Brent L, J Musculoskeletal Med, 1/1/2010

      Abstracts/Posters

      • Symptomatic subcutaneous anti-tumor necrosis factor-treated rheumatoid arthritis patients respond to golimumab following an active switch. Huffstutter JE, Kafka S, Brent LH, Matucci-Cerinic M, Tang KL, Decktor DD, Chevrier M, Sprabery T, DeHoratius R, Annual European Congress of Rheumatology, EULAR, Paris, France, 6/1/2014
      • Symptomatic subcutaneous anti-tumor necrosis factor-treated rheumatoid arthritis patients respond to golimumab following an active switch. Huffstutter JE, Kafka S, Brent LH, Matucci-Cerinic M, Tang KL, Decktor DD, Chevrier M, Sprabery T, DeHoratius R, Ann Rheum Dis, 1/1/2014
      • Cocaine-induced vasculitis: A series of five cases. McCollum SL, Jacobs-Kosmin D, Brent L, Ann Rheum Dis, 1/1/2013

      Lectures

      • Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Ashland, KY - 5/16/2014
      • ANCA-associated Vasculitis Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA - 3/26/2014
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis MossRehab, Elkins Park, PA - 3/5/2014

      Other

      Professional Memberships

      • American College of Rheumatology - ACRFellow

      Hospital Affiliations

      Insurance Accepted

      • Aetna Choice POS II
      • Aetna HMO
      • AmeriHealth Direct POS
      • Amerihealth HMO
      • AmeriHealth PPO
      • BCBS Blue Card PPO
      • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
      • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
      • BCBS California PPO
      • BCBS Illinois PPO
      • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
      • Blue Shield California HMO
      • CIGNA HMO
      • CIGNA Open Access
      • CIGNA PPO
      • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
      • First Health PPO
      • Great West PPO
      • Health Net California Large Group PPO
      • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
      • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
      • Horizon BCBS PPO
      • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
      • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
      • IBC Personal Choice PPO
      • Multiplan PHCS PPO
      • Multiplan PPO
      • Oxford Health Freedom
      • Oxford Health Liberty
      • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
      • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
      • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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