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Yolanda D. Farhey, MD

Professor of Clinical

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: The Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy
  • Internship : Lady Davis Carmel Hospital
  • Residency : Lady Davis Carmel Hospital
  • Chief Resident : Lady Davis Carmel Hospital
  • Fellowship: UC Medical Center
  • Residency: University of Cincinnati - University Hospital
  • Residency: Wright State University - Good Samaritan Hospital
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Rheumatology) (Certification Date: 20001108) - (Recertification Date: 20201001)

Specialties

Internal Medicine
Rheumatology

Contact Information
Research Interests

Research interests : Vasculitis, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and Psoriatic arthritis.
Practice interests:  Inflammatory arthritis like Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis and Spondylarthropathies, Connective Tissues like Lupus and Mixed Connective tissue disease and Diverse Types of Vasculitis.

Clinical Interests

Rheumatology

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Autoimmune Vasculitis

Behcet Syndrome (Neuro-Bechet)

Central Nervous System Lupus Vasculitis

Collagen Disease

CREST Syndrome

Cryoglobulinemia

Cutaneous, Leukocytoclastic, Vasculitis

Gout

Hip Rheumatoid Arthritis

Lupus (Systemic lupus erythematosus)

Lupus Erythematosus Panniculitis

Lupus Nephritis

Microscopic Polyangiitis

Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD)

Osteochondritis Dissecans

Overlap Connective Tissue Disease

Paget Disease

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Polymyositis

Polymyositis/Dermatomyositis

Pseudogout

Psoriatic Arthritis

Raynaud Phenomenon in Scleroderma

Raynaud's Disease

Reactive Arthritis (Reiter's Syndrome)

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Vasculitis

Sjogrens Syndrome (Neuro-Sjogren)

Still's Disease

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Systemic Vasculitis

Takayasu Arteritis

Temporal Arteritis (Giant cell arteritis)

Vasculitis (Angiitis)

Weill-Marchesani Syndrome

Summary

Professional Appointments
September 2008 – to date
Clinical Director – Arthritis Clinic – University Hospital, Hoxworth Building, Cincinnati, OH
 
September 20011 – to date
Professor - Division of Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio.
 
September 2006- September 2011  
Associate professor - Division of Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio.
 
September 1999–August 2006
Assistant professor- Division of Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio.
 
July 1998-June 1999:
Medical Resident (PGY3) - Wright State University, Department of Internal Medicine Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, Ohio.
 

July 1997-June 1998:
Medical Resident (PGY1 and PGY2) - University of Cincinnati, Department of Internal Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 

February 1997 to 2000:
Clinical Privileges as Attending Physician in Rheumatology at the University Hospital and VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 
June 1, 1988- November 30, 1998
"Gastrointestinal Lymphomas," Pathological Institute, Lady Davis Carmel Hospital, Haifa, Israel.
 
 
1994-1995:
"The Efficacy and Safety of Low-Dose Methotrexate in Rheumatoid Arthritis in a University Hospital Clinic," Division of Immunology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.
 
 
PUBLICATIONS
 
THESIS
 
Grimberg Yolanda, D., "Sick Sinus Syndrome," MD Thesis, Department of Cardiology, Fundeni Central Hospital and Faculty of General Medicine, The Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania, September 1983.
 

 

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL REPORT

 
Grimberg Yolanda, D., "Clinic-Pathological Survey of Gastrointestinal Lymphoma Cases Diagnosed in Carmel Hospital during 1977-1988," Pathological Institute, Lady Davis Carmel Hospital, Haifa, Israel, December 1989.
 
 
PAPER IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
 
Farhey Y and Luggen M, "The Efficacy and Safety of Weekly Low-Dose Methotrexate in Rheumatoid Arthritis in a University Hospital," Combined Annual Meeting Central Society for Clinical Research, Midwest Section, Chicago, Illinois, and Journal of Investigative Medicine, 43, supplement 3, September 1995.
 
 
PUBLICATIONS
 
 
1)       Hess EV and Farhey Y, "Etiology, Environmental Relationships, Epidemiology, and Genetics of SLE," Current Opinions in Rheumatology, 1994, 7, 371-375.
2)       Farhey YD and Herman JH, "Vasculitis Complicating Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor Treatment of Leukopenia and Infection in Felty's Syndrome," The Journal of Rheumatology, 1995, 22:6, 1179-1182.
3)       Hess EV and Farhey Y, "Etiology, Environmental Relationships, Epidemiology, and Genetics of SLE," Current Opinions in Rheumatology, 1995, 7, 371-375.
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Peer Reviewed Publications

Zhou, Ying; Lower, Elyse E; Li, Huiping; Farhey, Yolanda; Baughman, Robert P 2017. Clinical characteristics of patients with bone sarcoidosis. Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism, 47 1, 143-148

Winkelmann, Richard R; Yiannias, James A; DiCaudo, David J; Trotter, Shannon C; Farhey, Yolanda; Griffing, W Leroy; Martorano, Lisa M; Winkelmann, John C 2016. Paclitaxel-induced diffuse cutaneous sclerosis: a case with associated esophageal dysmotility, Raynaud's phenomenon, and myositis. International journal of dermatology, 55 1, 97-100

Koneru, Sri; Kocharla, Lakshmi; Higgins, Gloria C; Ware, Avis; Passo, Murray H; Farhey, Yolanda D; Mongey, Anne-Barbara; Graham, T Brent; Houk, J Lawrence; Brunner, Hermine I 2008. Adherence to medications in systemic lupus erythematosus. Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases, 14 4, 195-201

Koneru, Sri; Shishov, Michael; Ware, Avis; Farhey, Yolanda; Mongey, Anne-Barbara; Graham, T Brent; Passo, Murray H; Houk, J Lawrence; Higgins, Gloria C; Brunner, Hermine I 2007. Effectively measuring adherence to medications for systemic lupus erythematosus in a clinical setting. Arthritis and rheumatism, 57 6, 1000-6

Brunner, H I; Bishnoi, A; Barron, A C; Houk, L J; Ware, A; Farhey, Y; Mongey, A B; Strife, C F; Graham, T B; Passo, M H 2006. Disease outcomes and ovarian function of childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus, 15 4, 198-206

Farhey, Y; Luggen, M 1998. Seropositive, symmetric polyarthritis in a patient with poorly differentiated lung carcinoma: carcinomatous polyarthritis, hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, or rheumatoid arthritis? Arthritis care and research : the official journal of the Arthritis Health Professions Association, 11 2, 146-9

Farhey, Y; Hess, E V 1997. Mixed connective tissue disease. Arthritis care and research : the official journal of the Arthritis Health Professions Association, 10 5, 333-42

Farhey, Y; Hess, E V 1997. Accelerated atherosclerosis and coronary disease in SLE. Lupus, 6 7, 572-7

Farhey, Y D; Herman, J H 1995. Vasculitis complicating granulocyte colony stimulating factor treatment of leukopenia and infection in Felty's syndrome. The Journal of rheumatology, 22 6, 1179-82

Hess, E V; Farhey, Y 1995. Etiology, environmental relationships, epidemiology, and genetics of systemic lupus erythematosus. Current opinion in rheumatology, 7 5, 371-5

Hess, E V; Farhey, Y 1994. Epidemiology, genetics, etiology, and environment relationships of systemic lupus erythematosus. Current opinion in rheumatology, 6 5, 474-80

Farhey Y. 12-04-2012. Giant cell arteritis - beyond the headache Current Rheumatology Reviews, 8 2, 120-133

Farhey Y. 12-03-2012. Psoriatic arthritis - review of the immunologic, clinic and therapeutic aspects of an inflammatory s Current Rheumatology Reviews, 8 1, 66-76

Farhey Y. 12-03-2012. Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) - A coming of age Current Rheumatology Reviews, 8 1, 20-29

Farhey Y.;Hess E. 08-01-2006. Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD) and Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease (UCTD) Current Rheumatology Reviews, 2 3, 261-267

Yee C.S.;Gordon C.;Gelber A.C.;Christopher-Stine L.;Fine D.M.;Farhey Y.;Hess E.;Contreras G.;Lenz O.;Roth D. 06-10-2004. Sequential therapies for proliferative lupus nephritis [1] (multiple letters) New England Journal of Medicine, 350 24, 2518-2520

Farhey Y.;Hess E. 02-01-2005. Recognizing and treating fibromyalgia Emergency Medicine, 37 2, 37-45

Farhey Y.;Hess E. 01-01-2010. Psoriatic arthritis and its novel therapeutics Current Rheumatology Reviews, 6 1, 64-71

Farhey Y.;Luggen M. 01-01-1998. Seropositive, symmetric polyarthritis in a patient with poorly differentiated lung carcinoma: Carcin Arthritis and Rheumatism, 11 2, 146-149

Farhey Y.;Hess E. 01-01-1997. Mixed connective tissue disease Arthritis and Rheumatism, 10 5, 333-342