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Soumya Chakravarty

Soumya Chakravarty, MD, PhD, FACP, FACR

Assistant Professor


Department: Medicine: Division of Rheumatology

Education

  • Rheumatology Fellowship - Hospital for Special Surgery
  • Internal Medicine Residency - New York Presbyterian Hospital—Weill-Cornell Medical Center & Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Internship - New York Presbyterian Hospital—Weill-Cornell Medical Center & Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • MD/PhD - Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • MS - Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • BS with high honors and distinction - University of Michigan

Awards & Honors

  • American College of Rheumatology/Rheumatology Research Foundation (ACR/RRF) Scientist Development Award (SDA) (2012-2014)
  • American College of Rheumatology/European Workshop for Rheumatology Research (EWRR) Travel Grant, 33rd Annual EWRR, Prague, Czech Republic, February 28-March 2, 2013
  • FOCiS Trainee Satellite Symposium Travel Grant, Annual FOCiS Meeting, Boston, Mass., June 27-30, 2013
  • Award Recipient and Invited Speaker, 8th Annual North American Young Rheumatology Investigators Forum in conjunction with the 30th Annual Clinical Congress of Rheumatology, Destin, Fla., April 30-May 3, 2014
  • Bursary Award Recipient and Invited Speaker, 2014 EULAR Meeting, Paris, France, June 11-14, 2014

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Rheumatology
  • American College of Physicians
  • Philadelphia Rheumatism Society
  • Pennsylvania Rheumatology Society

Dr. Chakravarty is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at Drexel University College of Medicine. He serves as a teacher and preceptor for rheumatology fellows and medical students.

Publications

Publications (Peer-Reviewed)

"Acute rheumatic fever and streptococci: the quintessential pathogenic trigger of autoimmunity"
Chakravarty SD, Zabriskie JB, Gibofsky A
Clin Rheumatol. Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print] (2014)

"Kinase inhibitors: A new tool for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis"
Chakravarty SD, Poulikakos PI, Ivashkiv LB, Salmon JE, Kalliolias GD
Clin Immunol. 148(1):66-78. doi: 10.1016/ j.clim.2013. 04.007. [Epub ahead of print] (2013)

"Rheumatic Manifestations of Endocrine Disease"
Chakravarty SD, Markenson JA.
Curr Opin Rheumatol. 25(1):37-43 (2013)

"Sarcoidosis Triggered by Interferon-Beta Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis: A Case Report and Focused Literature Review"
Chakravarty SD
, Harris ME, Schreiner AM, Crow MK
Semin Arthritis Rheum. 42(2):206-12 (2012)

"Rituximab successfully treats refractory chronic autoimmune urticaria caused by IgE receptor autoantibodies"
Chakravarty SD, Yee AF, Paget, SA
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 128(6):1354-5 (2011)

"Regulation of interferon and Toll-like receptor signaling during macrophage activation by opposing feedforward and feedback inhibition mechanisms"
Hu X, Chakravarty SD, Ivashkiv LB
Immunol Rev. 226(1):41-56 (2008)

"Tumor necrosis factor blockade in chronic murine tuberculosis enhances granulomatous inflammation and disorganizes granulomas in the lungs"
Chakravarty SD, Zhu G, Tsai MC, Mohan VP, Marino S, Kirschner DE, Huang L, Flynn J, Chan J
Infect Immun. 76(3):916-26 (2008)

"The chemokine receptor CXCR3 attenuates the control of chronic Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in BALB/c mice"
Chakravarty SD, Xu J, Lu B, Gerard C, Flynn J, Chan J
J Immunol. 178(3):1723-35 (2007)

"Characterization of the tuberculous granuloma in murine and human lungs: cellular composition and relative tissue oxygen tension"
*Tsai, Ming C.,* Chakravarty, Soumya,* Zhu, Guofeng,* Xu, Jiayong, Tanaka, Kathryn, Koch, Cameron, Tufariello, JoAnn, Flynn, JoAnne & Chan, John
Cell Micro. 8(2):218-232 (2006)
(*contributed equally to this paper)

Other Publications (Invited)

"The Human Microbiome and Autoimmunity: An Uneasy Coexistence"
Chakravarty, SD and Paget, SA
Rheumatology Practice News Special Edition, Volume 4, pages 45-49, June 2013

"Ankylosing Spondylitis: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Therapy"
Chakravarty, SD and Paget, SA
Rheumatology Practice News Special Edition, Volume 2:1, pages 39-43, November 2012

"A Cased-Based Approach to Understanding the Consequences of Active Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Part 2 of 3 in the Series: Suboptimal Response to Anti-TNF Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis"
Paget, SA and Chakravarty, SD
Medscape Rheumatology [Internet]. Medscape Education, Medscape, LLC; c1994-2012, Cited August 31, 2012

"Diagnosis and Management of Early Rheumatoid Arthritis"
Chakravarty, SD and Paget, SA
Rheumatology Practice News Special Edition,Volume 1:2, pages 9-16, May 2012

"Case of Early Inflammatory Arthritis. Part of IMPROVE: Improving and Measuring Performance in Rheumatoid Arthritis Outcomes Through Education"
Chakravarty, SD and Paget, SA
Medscape Rheumatology [Internet]. Medscape Education, Medscape, LLC; c1994-2011, Cited November 30, 2011


Contact Information


Academic Office

Division of Rheumatology
245 N. 15th Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.762.8114
Fax: 215.246.5913