Sonia Silinsky Krupnikova, MD, FACR
Dr. Silinsky Krupnikova is a native of the Washington, DC metro area. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland College Park, where she was a Phi Beta Kappa scholar and received her BS degree in Neurobiology and Physiology with a minor in Jewish Studies. She received her medical degree with a focus on medical humanities from George Washington University, where she stayed to complete her residency in primary care internal medicine and her fellowship in rheumatology.
During her fellowship, Dr. Silinsky Krupnikova was involved in several research projects and publications, ranging in subject matter from rheumatology training and education to viral adverse events in patients taking antirheumatic therapies. Her work has been published in Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, The International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, and The International Journal of Rheumatology. She has been actively involved in the DC Rheumatism Society since her medical school training and served as a fellow member of the board throughout her fellowship. She compiled a history of the society and presented her findings both locally and nationally.
Dr. Silinsky Krupnikova treats all rheumatologic conditions and is especially interested in myositis and clinical reasoning. She is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. Dr. Silinsky Krupnikova is a member of several professional societies, including the American College of Rheumatology, the American College of Physicians, and the Rheumatism Society of the District of Columbia.
Dr. Silinsky Krupnikova is a fluent heritage speaker of Russian. When not at work, she enjoys dancing and spending time with her family. She lives in Maryland with her husband, son, and daughter.
Dr. Silinsky Krupnikova sees patients at our Wheaton office. The minimum age group accepted is 18 years.
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