Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Leena  Sharma, MD

Leena Sharma, MD

Chang-Lee Professor of Preventive Rheumatology

Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) and Preventive Medicine

Focus of Work


The overarching goals of our research program are to identify targets for novel strategies to prevent disease and disability development and progression in persons at risk for or with knee osteoarthritis.


Education and Certification

  • MD: Medical College of Wisconsin (1984)
  • Residency: University of Texas Medical Branch Hospital (1987)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital) (1989)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Rheumatology