Full-time faculty


Florina Constantinescu, MD, MS, PHD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center
Division Director for Rheumatology
Program Director, Fellowship Program

Paloma Alejandro, MD
Faculty Physician

Anjani Pillarisetty, MD, RhMSUS
Faculty Physician, MSK Ultrasonographer

Other teaching faculty

Raj Nair, MD
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
MSK Ultrasound
Robert Bunning, MD, FACR
MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
Rheumatology and rehabilitation  


James Jelinek, MD
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Musculoskeletal radiology
Lawrence Jung, MD, FACR

Children's National Medical Center
Pediatric rheumatology


Mark Murphey, MD

Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Musculoskeletal radiology

Virginia Steen, MD, FACR

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Scleroderma Clinic


Benjamin Plotz, MD

New York University Langone Medical Center

Akhrithi Garren,MD

Rheumatologist (Joints & Arthritis Specialist)


For more information, please contact:

Cynthia Ballard
Division Administrator

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving Street, N.W.
Suite 2A-66
Washington,  DC 20010-2975