Our first priority is the health, wellness and safety of everyone who walks through our doors.

Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Association is open for medically necessary office visits and procedures only. BMMSA as a corporation is taking all necessary precautions and following public health safety guidelines in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.

TeleMedicine appointments are now available. Please contact your physicians office for eligibility, additional information, and with any concerns or questions.

As per order of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, any person entering our office building is required to wear a face mask at all times. Patients will not be permitted to enter the building without a face mask.

All patients should expect to be phone screened by Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Association staff for COVID-19 symptoms or exposures prior to their appointment and again upon arrival. Patients should also expect to be temperature screened upon arrival in the office.

If your answer to any of the following questions is “Yes”, we ask that you call to reschedule your appointment.

In the past 14 days, have you developed any fever, cough or shortness of breath?
In the past 14 days, have you developed any of the following new symptoms?

  • Body aches or muscle pains?
  • Chills or repeated shaking with chills?
  • Headache?
  • Sore throat?
  • New loss of taste or of smell?
  • Have you, or anyone you have close contact with, been recently referred for COVID-19 testing?

In the past 14 days, have you traveled outside of PA? If “Yes”, please call the office to notify us of travel BEFORE your appointment. Patients recently returning from travel restricted states or countries will be asked to reschedule their appointment.

For the safety of our staff and other patients, patient family members or companions are not permitted at this time to accompany patients to their appointments (unless medically necessary or the patient is a minor). Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Association respectfully asks family members or companions to wait outside or safely in their vehicle.

We encourage all of our patients to visit the CDC website and Main Line Health COVID-19 Response website to read more about everyday preventative measures and for the most up to date guidance regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). If you are concerned that you may have the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please contact your local Health Departments.

If you have any questions regarding our policy and your appointment, please call your doctor’s office.

Pierre Minerva, M.D.



  • Rheumatology

    Board Certified in 2000
  • Internal Medicine

    Board Certified in 1998


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

Royal College of Surgeons-Dublin, Ireland


Geisinger Medical Center


Geisinger Medical Center


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Bryn Mawr Hospital – On staff since 2002
  • Lankenau Hospital – On staff since 2002
  • Paoli Hospital – On staff since 2002

Clinical/Dept Titles

Attending Physician

Recent Clinical Studies Published

  • Mandak JS, Minerva P, Wilson T, Smith EK: Angle Closure Glaucoma Complicating Systemic Atropine Use in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis 39:262-264,1996.
  • Minerva P. Enteropathic Arthropathies. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated March 29, 2012. Available at:
  • Vivino FB, Minerva P, Huang HC, Orlin SE: Corneal Melt as the Initial Presentation of Primary Sjogren’s Syndrome. Journal of Rheumatology 28:379-82, 2001.

Current Memberships and Activities

  • American College of Rheumatology
  • Pennsylvania Rheumatology Society
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