Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Ozlem Pala, M.D.

General Information

Ozlem  Pala, M.D.

Languages

  • English
  • Turkish

Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Med-Rheumatology

Specialties

  • Rheumatology-Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Roles

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests

 Rheumatoid Arthritis

Research Interests

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Awards

ACR Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Train-the- Trainer Program Award
ACR REF / Abbott Medical Student Preceptorship Award

Education

2007 Fellowship
Albany Medical Center
2005 Residency
Mount Sinai Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
1999 Graduate
Ege University-Turkey

Publications

  • Effectiveness Of TNF-á Inhibitor Therapy Does Not Differ Between Elderly and Younger Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results From The CORRONA Registry.
  • Mycophenolate Mofetil in the Treatment of IgG4-Related Disease. Florida Medical Association Poster Symposium, Orlando, FL, July 2013. Daniel J. Soberon, Michael P. O’Neall, Ozlem Pala, David B. Thomas, Ali Nayer.
  • Effect of Smoking on Response to Therapy with TNF-a Inhibitors for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results from the CORRONA Registry. Ozlem Pala, Susan Messing, Aviva Hopkins, George Reed, Magda Perez-Rivera, Mayra Acosta, Joel Kremer, Carlos Lozada, Dimitrios Pappas, EULAR Meeting, Berlin, Germany, June 2012.
  • Effects of Alcohol on Response to Therapy with TNF-a Inhibitors for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results from the CORRONA Registry. Ozlem Pala, Susan Messing, Aviva Hopkins, George Reed, Mayra Acosta, Magda Perez-Rivera, Joel Kremer, Carlos Lozada, Dimitrios Pappas, EULAR Meeting, Berlin, Germany, June 2012.
  • Subcutaneous Nodules May Predict Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease in Patients from the CORRONA Database with Rheumatoid Arthritis: An updated analysis. Bahar Sumbul-Yuksel, Joel Kremer, Jeffrey Greenberg, Ozlem Pala, George Reed, Frank Cavaliere, Chrysoula Pappa. ACR Meeting, Boston, November 6-11, 2007
  • Independent Association of Subcutaneous Nodules (SCN) with Cardiovascular Disease in Patients from CORRONA Database with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ozlem Pala, Bahar Sumbul-Yuksel, Jeffrey Greenberg, George Reed, Ludovico F. Cavaliere, Neal Greenstein, Joel Kremer. ACR Meeting, Washington DC, November, 10-15, 2006
  • Joint Counts, Ozlem Pala, MD, L. Frank Cavaliere, MD, Clinical Care in the Rheumatic Diseases 3rd Edition by Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals, 39-41, 2006

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