Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Kaveh  Ardalan, MD, MS

Kaveh Ardalan, MD, MS

Instructor of Pediatrics (Rheumatology) and Medical Social Sciences

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Ardalan is interested in patient-reported outcomes in pediatric rheumatic diseases. He has clinical and research interests in juvenile myositis and scleroderma, with the goal of finding better ways to measure and improve quality of life for children with these and other rheumatic conditions. His work to date has encompassed research on predictors of quality of life in pediatric localized scleroderma, psychometric properties of quality of life instruments pediatric localized scleroderma, an...[Read full text]Dr. Ardalan is interested in patient-reported outcomes in pediatric rheumatic diseases. He has clinical and research interests in juvenile myositis and scleroderma, with the goal of finding better ways to measure and improve quality of life for children with these and other rheumatic conditions. His work to date has encompassed research on predictors of quality of life in pediatric localized scleroderma, psychometric properties of quality of life instruments pediatric localized scleroderma, and qualitative studies of the impact that localized scleroderma has on children's lives. He has also examined gender and racial/ethnic differences in outcomes of pediatric localized scleroderma patients and remains interested in the role of sociodemographic factors in clinical and patient-reported outcomes.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Virginia (2009)
  • MS: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Institute for Clinical Research Education, Clinical Research (2015)
  • Residency: New York University Medical Center, General Pediatrics (2012)
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pediatric Rheumatology (2015)

Contact

312/227-6270

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 50
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611