Pamela F. Weiss, MD, MSCE

Areas of Expertise: Enthesitis-related arthritis, Juvenile arthritis, Juvenile spondyloarthritis, Vasculitis
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY

    Residency

    Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Fellowship

    Pediatric Rheumatology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Additional Training

    MSCE - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Rheumatology
    Pediatrics

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Centers and Programs
  • Research Interests

    Pharmacoepidemiology and outcomes research in pediatric juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and juvenile spondyloarthritis

  • Publications

    Papers

    Weiss PF, Chauvin NA, Klink AJ, Localio R, Feudtner C, Jaramillo D, Colbert RA, Sherry DD, Keren R. Detection of enthesitis in children with enthesitis-related arthritis: dolorimetry compared to ultrasonography. Arthritis Rheumatol 66(1): 218-27, Jan 2014.

    Ringold S*, Weiss PF*, Colbert RA, Dewitt EM, Lee T, Onel K, Prahalad S, Schneider R, Shenoi S, Vehe RK, Kimura Y; for the Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Research Committee of the Children's Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) (*co-first authors), Childhood arthritis and rheumatology research alliance consensus treatment plans for new onset polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Dec 10.

    Weiss PF, Klink AJ, Faerber J, Feudtner C. The pediatric rheumatology quality of life scale: validation of the English version in a US cohort of juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2013 Nov 8;11(1):43.

    Ringold S*, Weiss PF*, Beukelman T, Morgan-DeWitt E, Ilowite N, Kimura Y, Laxer RM Lovell D, Nigrovic P, Robinson A, Vehe R (*co-first authors). 2013 update of the 2011 American College of Rheumatology recommendations for the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: recommendations for the medical therapy of children with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis and tuberculosis screening among children receiving biologic medications. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Oct;65(10):1551-63.

    Ringold S* and Weiss PF*, Beukelman T, Morgan-DeWitt E, Ilowite N, Kimura Y, Laxer RM Lovell D, Nigrovic P, Robinson A, Vehe R (*co-first authors). 2013 update of the 2011 American College of Rheumatology recommendations for the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: recommendations for the medical therapy of children with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis and tuberculosis screening among children receiving biologic medications. Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Oct;65(10):2499-512.

    Weiss PF, Beukelman T, Schanberg LE, Kimura Y, Colbert RA; CARRA Registry Investigators. Enthesitis-related arthritis is associated with higher pain intensity and poorer health status in comparison with other categories of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance Registry. J Rheumatol. 2012 Dec;39(12):2341-51

    Beukelman T, Ringold S, Davis TE, DeWitt EM, Pelajo CF, Weiss PF, Kimura Y; CARRA Registry Investigators. Disease-modifying antirheumatic drug use in the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a cross-sectional analysis of the CARRA Registry. J Rheumatol. 2012 Sep;39(9).

    DeWitt EM, Kimura Y, Beukelman T, Nigrovic PA, Onel K, Prahalad S, Schneider R, Stoll ML, Angeles-Han S, Milojevic D, Schikler KN, Vehe RK, Weiss JE, Weiss P, Ilowite NT, Wallace CA. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Disease-specific Research Committee of Childhood Arthritis Rheumatology and Research Alliance: Consensus treatment plans for new-onset systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Jul;64(7):1001-10.

    Horton DB, Sherry DD, Baldassano RN, Weiss PF. Enthesitis is an extraintestinal manifestation of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Ann Paediatr Rheumatol. 2012 Jan 10;1(4).