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Roland Staud, MD

Roland Staud, MD
Professor of Medicine





MD Freie Universitat, Berlin, Germany
Residency Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ Internal Medicine
Fellowship New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Rheumatology

Clinical Interests :

  • Chronic pain
  • Wegener’s granulomatosis
  • Panarteritis nodosa
  • Microscopic polyangiitis
  • Behcet’s disease
  • Churg-Strauss vasculitis
  • Temporal arteritis
  • Kawasaki’s disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Dermatomyositis/polymyositis
  • Systemic sclerosis

Research Interest:

  • “Sensory Testing in Patients with Fibromyalgia”
  • “Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Pilot Study of Topical Ibuprofen Gel in Osteoarthritis”
  • “T-cell Reactivity in Patients with Wegener’s Granulomatosis and Panartertitis Nodosa”
  • “Anti-Neutrophilic Cytoplasmic Antibodies in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis”

Research supported by the National Institute of Health (NIH)

Recent Publications:

  • A Cross-Sectional Examination of Vitamin D, Obesity, and Measures of Pain and Function in Middle-Aged and Older Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis. Glover TL, Goodin BR, King CD, Sibille KT, Herbert MS, Sotolongo AS, Cruz-Almeida Y, Bartley EJ, Bulls HW, Horgas AL, Redden DT, Riley JL 3rd, Staud R, Fessler BJ, Bradley LA, Fillingim RB. Clin J Pain. 2015 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 25569220
  • Placebo use in pain management: The role of medical context, treatment efficacy, and deception in determining placebo acceptability. Kisaalita N, Staud R, Hurley R, Robinson M. Pain. 2014 Dec;155(12):2638-45. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2014.09.029. Epub 2014 Sep 28. PMID: 25267208
  • Temporal summation of pain as a prospective predictor of clinical pain severity in adults aged 45 years and older with knee osteoarthritis: ethnic differences. Goodin BR, Bulls HW, Herbert MS, Schmidt J, King CD, Glover TL, Sotolongo A, Sibille KT, Cruz-Almeida Y, Staud R, Fessler BJ, Redden DT, Bradley LA, Fillingim RB. Psychosom Med. 2014 May;76(4):302-10. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000058. PMID: 24804882 Free PMC Article
  • Racial and ethnic differences in older adults with knee osteoarthritis. Cruz-Almeida Y, Sibille KT, Goodin BR, Petrov ME, Bartley EJ, Riley JL 3rd, King CD, Glover TL, Sotolongo A, Herbert MS, Schmidt JK, Fessler BJ, Staud R, Redden D, Bradley LA, Fillingim RB. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Jul;66(7):1800-10. doi: 10.1002/art.38620. PMID: 24729357 Free PMC Article
  • Slow temporal summation of pain for assessment of central pain sensitivity and clinical pain of fibromyalgia patients. Staud R, Weyl EE, Riley JL 3rd, Fillingim RB. PLoS One. 2014 Feb 18;9(2):e89086. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089086. eCollection 2014. PMID: 24558475 Free PMC Articl

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