Stratos Christianakis, MD

Title(s)Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
AddressIRD 428 Mail Code:9316
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90089-9099
Phone+1 323 442 1946
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-9264-0667 Additional info
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    Keck School of Medicine USC, Los Angeles, CAMD05/2003Medical School
    Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, CA06/2006Internal Medicine
    Huntington Memorial Hospital, ital Pasadena, CA06/2007Chief Resident - Internal Medicine
    LAC-USC, Los Angeles, CA06/2009Fellowship - Rheumatology
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    USC1995Deans, Golden State, Town & Gown Scholar
    Huntington Hospital2003Helen Drake Smetz Award Outstanding Resident
    ACR2008Scholars in Autoimmunity
    Arthritis Foundation - Jingle Bell Run2017Medical Honoree

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    Dr. Christianakis' clinical interests include rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis, systemic lupus, vasculitis, and inflammatory myositis. His clinical research interests include ocular autoimmune diseases, spondyloarthritis, and psoriatic arthritis. He is currently co-managing the once monthly Rheum-Derm Clinic.

    Dr. Christianakis earned his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine, and after internal medicine residency at Huntington Hospital, he then went on to complete his rheumatology fellowship at LAC+USC Medical Center.

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    1. Clinical Images: Degos-like lesions in association with NXP-2 dermatomyositis. ACR Open Rheumatol. 2023 Sep; 5(9):435. Alhassan E, Wu KK, Christianakis S, Kim G, Crew A. PMID: 37219413; PMCID: PMC10502847.
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    2. The Mushroom Femoral Head in Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease. J Clin Rheumatol. 2023 06 01; 29(4):e57. Alhassan E, Christianakis S. PMID: 37092897.
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    3. Dysphagia Due to Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2022 12 01; 28(8):e707-e708. Alhassan E, Christianakis S. PMID: 36413104.
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    4. Diffuse Calcinosis Cutis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2022 12 01; 28(8):e703. Alhassan E, Christianakis S. PMID: 36251484.
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    5. Treatment of Elephantiasic Pretibial Myxedema With Rituximab Therapy. Cutis. 2022 02; 109(2):E16-E18. Patel S, Choi D, Christianakis S, Wysong A, Crew A. PMID: 35659798.
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    6. Increased Cathepsin S activity associated with decreased protease inhibitory capacity contributes to altered tear proteins in Sjögren's Syndrome patients. Sci Rep. 2018 07 23; 8(1):11044. Edman MC, Janga SR, Meng Z, Bechtold M, Chen AF, Kim C, Naman L, Sarma A, Teekappanavar N, Kim AY, Madrigal S, Singh S, Ortiz E, Christianakis S, Arkfeld DG, Mack WJ, Heur M, Stohl W, Hamm-Alvarez SF. PMID: 30038391; PMCID: PMC6056496.
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    7. Diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection with T-SPOT(®).TB in a predominantly immigrant population with rheumatologic disorders. Lung. 2015 Feb; 193(1):3-11. Escalante P, Kooda KJ, Khan R, Aye SS, Christianakis S, Arkfeld DG, Ehresmann GR, Kort JJ, Jones BE. PMID: 25318864.
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    8. Tear cathepsin S as a candidate biomarker for Sjögren's syndrome. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Jul; 66(7):1872-81. Hamm-Alvarez SF, Janga SR, Edman MC, Madrigal S, Shah M, Frousiakis SE, Renduchintala K, Zhu J, Bricel S, Silka K, Bach D, Heur M, Christianakis S, Arkfeld DG, Irvine J, Mack WJ, Stohl W. PMID: 24644101; PMCID: PMC4077975.
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