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photo Siamak Moghadam-Kia, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Staff Rheumatologist-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Staff Rheumatologist-VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Email: moghaddamkias@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-383-8000

Contact
Office: Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower-South
3500 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
 
Phone: 412-383-8000
Fax: 412-383-8864
E-mail: moghaddamkias@upmc.edu
Administrative Assistant:
Margie Jones
Address: BST S705A
3500 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Email: Jonema2@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-383-8861
Fax: 412-383-8864
Education and Training
Education
M.D., Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2003
M.P.H., University of Pittsburgh, 2015
Training
Residency: Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center, 2012
Fellowship: Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2014
Research Interest
Dr. Moghadam-Kia’s interests are inflammatory myopathies: biomarker clinical studies
Clinical Interest
Inflammatory myopathies
Cutaneous manifestations of systemic rheumatic disease
Connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung disease (CTD-ILD)
Rheumatoid arthritis
Spondyloarthritis
Educational Interest
Teaching and training rheumatology fellows and medicine residents
Publications
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Selected Publications:
Moghadam-Kia, S., Oddis, C.V., Aggarwal, R. Modern Therapies for Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies (IIMs): Role of Biologics. Clinical reviews in allergy & immunology. 2017; 52(1): 81-87.
Moghadam-Kia, S., Aggarwal, R., Oddis, C.V. Biologics for idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2017; 29(6): 645-651.
Moghadam-Kia S, Oddis CV, Sata S, Kuwana M, Aggarwal R. Antimelanoma Differentiation-Associated Gene 5 Antibody: Expanding the Clinical Spectrum in North American Patients with Dermatomyositis. J Rheumatol. 2017; 44(3): 319-325.
Moghadam-Kia, S., Oddis, C.V., Sato, S., Kuwana, M., Aggarwal, R. Anti-Melanoma Differentiation-Associated Gene 5 Is Associated With Rapidly Progressive Lung Disease and Poor Survival in US Patients With Amyopathic and Myopathic Dermatomyositis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017; 68(5): 689-694.
Moghadam-Kia, S., Fazel, N. A diagnostic and therapeutic approach to primary burning mouth syndrome. Clin Dermatol. 2017; 35(5): 453-460.
Moghadam-Kia, S., Oddis, C.V., Sato, S., Kuwana, M., Aggarwal, R. Anti-Melanoma Differentiation-Associated Gene 5 Is Associated With Rapidly Progressive Lung Disease and Poor Survival in US Patients With Amyopathic and Myopathic Dermatomyositis. Arthritis care & research. 2016; 68(5): 689-694.
Moghadam-Kia S, Oddis CV, Aggarwal R. Approach to the patients with asymptomatic elevation in serum muscle enzymes. Cleve Clin J Med. 2016; 83: 37-42.
Moghadam-Kia S, Oddis CV, Sato S, Kuwana M, Aggarwal R. Anti-MDA5 is associated with rapidly progressive lung disease and poor survival in U.S. patients with amyopathic and myopathic dermatomyositis. Arthritis Care Res. 2016; 68: 689-94.
Moghadam-Kia, S., Oddis, C.V., Aggarwal, R. Approach to Asymptomatic Creatinine Kinase Elevation. Cleve Clin J Med. 2016; 83(1): 37-42.
Moghadam-Kia, S., Aggarwal, R., Oddis, C.V. Treatment of inflammatory myopathy: emerging therapies and therapeutic targets. Expert review of clinical immunology. 2015; 11(11): 1265-1275.
Notable Achievements
Japan College of Rheumatology Award, 2015
Certificate of achievement for top oral presentation, Congress of Clinical Rheumatology Meeting, Destin, Florida, 2015
American College of Rheumatology Distinguished Fellow Award, 2014
Honorable mention-American College of Rheumatology Annual Image Competition, 2013
Caplan Research Award, University of Pittsburgh Arthritis Center, 2012-2013
Best Poster Award, American College of Physicians D.C. Chapter Annual Meeting, DC, 2010