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Avis E. Ware, MD

Professor of Clinical

Division Chief; Alice W. and Mark A. Brown Endowed Chair

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati
  • Bachelor's Degree: Northwestern University
  • Residency: Christ Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Rheumatology) (Certification Date: 19971119) - (Recertification Date: 20180103)

Specialties

Internal Medicine
Rheumatology

Contact Information
Research Interests

General rheumatology, integrative medicine.

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

Still's Disease

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Systemic Vasculitis

Takayasu Arteritis

Temporal Arteritis (Giant cell arteritis)

Vasculitis (Angiitis)

Weill-Marchesani Syndrome

Summary

Fellowship Program Director, Subspecialty of Rheumatology. Clinical offices at Christ Hospital and West Chester.

Member, American College of Rheumatology, Fellow Member, American College of Physicians, Member, Governor's Advisory Council, Ohio chapter of the American College of Physicians

Peer Reviewed Publications

Bates, Katherine E; Madsen, Nicolas L; Khadr, Lara; Gao, Zhiqian; Crawford, Kari; Gaies, Michael; Graupe, Margaret; Hanke, Samuel P; Hlavacek, Anthony M; Morell, Evonne; Pasquali, Sara K; Russell, Jennifer L; Schachtner, Susan K; Tanel, Ronn E; Ware, Adam L; Kipps, Alaina K 2019. Center Variation in Chest Tube Duration and Length of Stay After Congenital Heart Surgery. The Annals of thoracic surgery, ,

Siddiqi, Nabeela; Gulati, Gaurav; Ware, Avis E 2018. Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Autoimmune Inflammatory Syndrome Induced by Adjuvants Following Administration of Influenza Vaccine. Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases, 24 7, 410-412

Gulati, Gaurav; Siv, Jenny; Ware, Avis E 2015. Bullous skin lesions in an adult male: a diagnostic dilemma. The American journal of case reports, 16 , 215-9

Gulati, Gaurav; Ware, Avis 2015. Segmental arterial mediolysis: a rare non-inflammatory cause of mesenteric bleeding. BMJ case reports, 2015 ,

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

Koneru,S.; Shishov,M.; Ware,A.; Farhey,Y.; Mongey,A.-B.; Graham,T.B.; Passo,M.H.; Houk,J.L.; Higgins,G.C.; Brunner,H.I. 2007. Effectively measuring adherence to medications for systemic lupus erythematosus in a clinical setting Arthritis Care and Research, 57 6, 1000

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

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

Arnold, Lesley M; Hudson, James I; Hess, Evelyn V; Ware, Avis E; Fritz, Deborah A; Auchenbach, Megan B; Starck, Linsey O; Keck, Paul E 2004. Family study of fibromyalgia. Arthritis and rheumatism, 50 3, 944-52

Ware, A E; Mongey, A B 1997. Lupus and cerebrovascular accidents. Lupus, 6 5, 420-4

Ware, A E; Sheikh, J S; Hess, E V 1997. Neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus. A review of presentation, manifestations, and morbidity in twenty-nine patients. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 823 , 116-9

Ware,A.E.; Mongey,A.-B. 1997. Lupus and cerebrovascular accidents Lupus, 6 5, 420