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Olivia Ghaw

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medicine, Rheumatology
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  • Rheumatology

  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • MD, New York University School of Medicine

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Rheumatology
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Olivia Ghaw, MD, completed her fellowship training at Mount Sinai Hospital and now joins the faculty in the Division of Rheumatology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

    Dr. Ghaw received her BA from Wellesley College and her medical degree from NYU Langone Medical Center.  She completed her internal medicine residency at Mount Sinai Hospital.  During these times, she has participated in numerous medical humanitarian missions to underserved locations such as Mongolia, Honduras, and Western China.

    Her clinical interests include connective tissue diseases, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, crystal deposition diseases, spondyloarthropathies, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. 


Evaluation of Tuberculosis screening strategies in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis using cutaneous antigen testing and whole blood Quantiferon®-TB assay

·         Preceptors: Clifton O. Bingham III, M.D., and Jeffrey Greenberg, M.D.

·         Site: Seligman Center for Advanced Therapeutics, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.


Phase 2 Study of Uricase-PEG 20 in Humans with Hyperuricemia and Gout

·         Preceptors: Peter D. Gorevic, M.D., Chief, Rheumatology Division

May 2005-Present

: Safety and Efficacy of Tocilizumab versus Placebo in Combination with Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs in Patients with Moderate to Severe Active Rheumatoid Arthritis

·         Preceptors: Peter D. Gorevic, M.D., Chief, Rheumatology Division

August 2008- Present

Industry Relationships

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Dr. Ghaw did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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