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Belinda Birnbaum, M.D.



  • Internal Medicine

    Board Certified in 2003
  • Rheumatology

    Board Certified in 2005


Bryn Mawr Medical Arts Pavilion
825 Old Lancaster Road
Suite 470
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Phone: (610) 525-4463
Fax: (610) 527-2854


Medical School

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2000


New York University and Bellevue Medical Center, 2003


New York University/ Hospital For Joint Diseases 2005


Bryn Mawr Hospital

Lankenau Hospital

Memberships and Activities

American College of Rheumatology

Philadelphia Rheumatism Society

Lupus Foundation of America

Guest speaker, Lupus Foundation of America

Previous Positions

Temple University; Assistant Professor of Rheumatology 2005-2007

The University of Pennsylvania; Assistant Professor of Rheumatology 2008-2016


Peer-Reviewed Publications

“Reliability and Validity of Cutaneous Sarcoidosis Outcome Instruments Among Dermatologists, Pulmonologists, and Rheumatologists”
Yeung H, Farber S, Birnbaum BK, Dunham J, Ogdie A, Patterson KC, Payne AS, Porteous MK, Rossman MD, Sharim R, Takeshita J, Werth VP, Shin DB, Price S, Rosenbach M:
JAMA Dermatology 151(12): 1317-1322, Dec 2015

“Using temporal artery biopsy to diagnose giant cell arteritis in a patient with bilateral arm ischemia”
Glaser J, Sharim R, Birnbaum B, Montone K, Wang G
International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 13: 95-8, 2015

“Ureaplasma septic arthritis in an immunosuppressed patient with juvenile idiopathic arthritis”
George MD, Cardenas AM, Birnbaum BK, Gluckman SJ
Journal of Clinical Rheumatology: Practical Reports on Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Diseases 21(4): 221-4, Jun 2015

“Voriconazole-induced periostitis after allogeneic stem cell transplantation”
Baird JH, Birnbaum BK, Porter DL, Frey NV
American Journal of Hematology 90(6): 574-5, Jun 2015

“Disease progression in mothers of children enrolled in the Research Registry for Neonatal Lupus”
Rivera TL, Izmirly PM, Birnbaum BK, Byrne P, Brauth JB, Katholi M, Kim MY,Fischer J, Clancy RM, Buyon JP
Ann Rheum Dis. 68(6): 828-35, Jun 2009

“Fulminating Hydralazine-Induced Lupus Pneumonitis”
Birnbaum B, Sidhu G, Smith R, Pillinger M, Tagoe C
Arthritis Care and Research 55(3): 501-506, Jun 2006


“Prospective evaluation of diesease progression in mothers of children enrolled in the Research Registry for Neonatal Lupus”
Birnbaum B, Katholi M, Buyon J
Oral presentation, American College of Rheumatology, 2005

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