Sabrina Gmuca, MD

Sabrina Gmuca, MD

Sabrina Gmuca, MD, is an attending physician in the Division of Rheumatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Rheumatology, Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, NY

Internship

Pediatrics - New York University, New York, NY

Residency

Pediatrics - New York University, New York, NY

Fellowship

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

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MS in Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Instructor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2016

Gmuca S, Boos MD, Treece A, et al. Degos disease mimicking primary vasculitis of the CNS. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflammation 2016 3: e206. PMCID: PMC4747475.

2015

Gmuca S, Weiss PF. Pediatric Rheumatology: Evaluation and Treatment of Childhood Enthesitis-Related Arthritis. Curr Treat Options in Rheum. 2015 Sep 29:1-15. PMCID: PMC4725597.

Williamson KA, Gmuca S, Rosman EC, Thomas P. Infective Endocarditis and Aortic Valve Abscess in an Infant. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015 Sep; 31(9):654-5. PMCID: 26335231.

Gmuca S, Weiss PF. Juvenile Spondyloarthritis. Curr Opin Rheumatol 2015. Jul; 27(4):364-72. PMCID: PMC4486266.

2013

Gmuca S, Pouppirt N, Gold-von Simson G. Piperacillin-Tazobactam Toxicity Questions the Need for Pediatric Adverse Event Profiling. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2017 Jun;14(Suppl 2):454-461.

Books

2017

Gmuca S, Weiss PF, Waldman A. Sarcoid with optic nerve presentation. In: Waubant E, Lotze T (eds.). Pediatric Demyelinating Diseases of the Central Nervous System and Their Mimics: A case-based clinical guide. Springer, 2017

Posters and Presentations

2016

Gmuca S, Xiao R, Gerber JS, Weiss PF (2016). Neuromyelitis Optica: Patient Characteristics and Treatment Patterns Among Rheumatologists versus Non-Rheumatologists. Poster presented at: Annual College of Rheumatology Conference, Washington DC.

2015

Gmuca S, Brandon TG, Xiao R, Pagnini I, Wright TB, Beukelman T, Morgan-DeWitt E, Weiss PF (2015): Phenotypic Differences between HLA-B27 Positive and Negative Children with Enthesitis-Related Arthritis. Poster presented at: Annual College of Rheumatology Conference, San Francisco, CA and CHOP Research Poster Day, Philadelphia, PA.

Gmuca S, Brandon TG, Xiao R, Pagnini I, Wright TB, Beukelman T, Morgan-DeWitt E, Weiss PF (2015): Pediatric Enthesitis-Related Arthritis: Variation in Disease Characteristics and Treatments Among 5 Large Centers. Poster presented at: Annual College of Rheumatology Conference, San Francisco, CA and CHOP Research Poster Day, Philadelphia, PA.

Lectures by Invitation

2017

Gmuca S. "Overview of Pediatric Rheumatology Lecture," Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden NJ

Awards and Honors

2017, Distinguished Research Trainee Award (Physician Fellow Category), Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2016, American College of Rheumatology FIT (Fellows in Training) Annual Meeting Scholarship
2016, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Poster Day: Patient-Oriented Research Award
2016, Rheumatology Research Foundation: Pediatric Research Award
2015, American College of Rheumatology FIT (Fellows in Training) Annual Meeting Scholarship
2013, PGY-2 of the Year Award

Leadership and Memberships

2015-present, Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA), Member
2014-present, American College of Rheumatology (PR-COIN), Member
2014-present, Pediatric Rheumatology Care and Outcomes Improvement Network, Member