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 & Medical Training

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

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1980 - 2016
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal MedicineRheumatology

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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